John Haig Hovnanian is shown painting a mural entitled America . . . ‘From ocean to ocean, depicting the discovery, roots, pioneering spirit, achievements, strength, beauty, and majesty of the consummate American experience.’ (70″x162″, Oil on Canvas, 1988)
John Haig Hovnanian (1921-2013) emerged from a background of everyday experiences and endeavors that surrounded the human condition, and forged into a world that included an abiding love of art.
With years of retrospection and study of the works of renowned individuals in the world of fine arts, John Haig Hovnanian had fostered an affinity to the Florentine masters beginning with Giotto, to the strength of a Michelangelo, to the transitional of a Monet, and in the modern mode, to an early Picasso.
As a painter, with a lifetime of professional experience in the art field, there emerged a personal style of visualization. He worked diligently to perfect a unique aesthetic style combining originality of concept and composition with effectual painting techniques.
Paintings as shown:
- Masquerade – 40″x30″, Oil on Canvas, 1983
- The Opera Singer – 18″x14″, Oil on Canvas, 1995
- Man With Cane – 24″x19″, Oil on Canvas, 1980
- Procession – 11 7/8″x9 3/8″, Mixed media: acrylic, pencil, pastel, and oil on paper, 1979
- Adam & Eve – 34″x48″, Oil on Canvas, 1985
- Boy With Hoop – 31″x31″, Oil on Canvas, 1981
- Elias – 45 7/8″x32″, Oil on Canvas, 1984
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