YEREVAN (ArmenPress)–Renowned sculptor Ara Haroutiunian passed away Monday at the age of 71.
Haroutiunian was born in Yerevan and studied at the Art and Theatre Institute. He began teaching Kindergarten in 1974. He has worked on monumental sculptures as well as in graphic design.
His great works include "Mother Armenia" at Victory Park and Sardarabad–as well as numerous sculptures of famous Armenian cultural figures such as Komitas–Soundoukian–Sayat-Nova–Armen Goulakian–Misak Manoushian–and others. His sculptures are also displayed in numerous cities in the former Soviet Union.