Anna Boghiguian | the artist
The artist Anna Boghiguian
Born 1946, Cairo, Egypt.
Lives and works in , Cairo and Los Angeles, USA.
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Graduated from the American University in Cairo in economics and political science in 1969, and then studied art under Fouad Kamel in Egypt. She obtained her BFA in visual arts and music from Concordia University, Montreal.
Anna Boghiguian is an artist and writer, trained in visual art, music, economics and political science. Using drawing and painting, her work is influenced by the multidisciplinary experiments that investigate mutual relations between image and sound. In the late 1960s she composed musical pieces based on the sounds of the city and translated them into paintings. The artist is a constant traveller, and the speed of different cities is an important aspect of her work…
A sneak preview of Anna Boghiguian's work in progress
nna Boghiguian and Robert Shapazian first met in 2003 on Annas rooftop, brought together by a mutual friend who thought something might resonate between the two, at the very least a bit of mutual Armenian love. They clicked, one might say, in an unlikely fashion, and thus began Roberts more than occasional trips from Beverly Hills to Cairo, as well as a correspondence that spans phone lines, email, and encounters such as this one…Shapazian was the founding director of the Gagosian Gallery in Los Angeles.