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A "Walking Man" sculpture by Arto Chakmakchyan will be installed in  center of Yerevan 

A "Walking Man" sculpture by Arto Chakmakchyan will be installed in  center of Yerevan 

ArmInfo. On one of the central streets of Yerevan, the "Walking Man" sculpture by the famous sculptor Arto Chakmakchyan will be installed. The corresponding  decision was adopted on December 16 at an extraordinary meeting of  the Council of Elders of Yerevan.

The sculpture will be installed on Northern avenue, in the territory  adjacent to Abovyan Street.

The melting and installation of the sculpture will be carried out by  the RA Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports.

Arto Chakmakchyan was born in Cairo, lived and worked in Armenia  until 1975, after which he moved to Canada. His works are presented  in many cities and museums of the world, is one of the prominent  representatives of modern Armenian art. Arto Chakmakchyan's works are  displayed in squares and museums around the world. The master always  dreamed of having one of his works in Yerevan. Back in the early  2000s, he was promised to install the "Walking Man" sculpture on  Northern Avenue.

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