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The Art of Alexandra Manukyan

Visually arresting, the epic oil paintings of artist AlexandraManukyan showcase both a reverence for the past and an interest inpsychological symbolism. The dream-like work is imbued with the suggestion ofwar, as the highly realistic figures are fashioned in armor and gas masks. This subtle threat of violence contrasts with the ritualistic, magical tone of thework, portrayed via masked, powerful women clustering together in lush, surrealatmospheres. View more of the alluring works after the jump.

Visually arresting, the epic oil paintings of artist Alexandra Manukyan showcase both a reverence for the past and an interest in psychological symbolism. The dream-like work is imbued with the suggestion of war, as the highly realistic figures are fashioned in armor and gas masks. This subtle threat of violence contrasts with the ritualistic, magical tone of the work, portrayed via masked, powerful women clustering together in lush, surreal atmospheres. View more of the alluring works below.

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