Author Archives: Ara Hagopian's The LITERATE Show

About Ara Hagopian's The LITERATE Show

For over thirty years, I have enjoyed drawing beautiful shapes and writing complementary stories. The imagery tends to focus on our place in the world—whomever or whatever we may be. I am influenced by Twentieth Century history—I read vintage magazines, books and letters. Inspiration comes from visualizing human achievement and personal interaction—derived from people, places and things which may be obscure, but never insignificant. My pen-and-ink THE MAGNIFICENT RECOVERY was selected by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for their 2008 summer art auction.

What a Deaf Cat Can Teach Us

NON-FICTION, 1200 WORDS. My cat sat looking out our bedroom window, calm and entrenched in his favorite bed. I walked into the room and called to him, as I’d done for sixteen years. He remained undistracted, and I spoke louder. … Continue reading

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Accomplishments 2016

ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2016. Hello readers! Here’s an update on what was completed this year. I published my third book in October, THE LEAVES OF YOUTH, which included 100 original poems written from age 13-50. This year also saw the completion of a … Continue reading

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Scale Model Photography from 2016

Below is a collection of my scale model photographs produced in 2016. ### ABOUT: Ara Hagopian’s third book was released in 2016: http://www.LeavesOfYouthTheBook.com    

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This Man

NON-FICTION, 730 WORDS. He’s long gone. This man, dressed as best he could, is lost to us. The New York City street where he stood has been re-paved, many times. The street has been better treated than he. Today, the … Continue reading

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My new book– THE LEAVES OF YOUTH

THE LEAVES OF YOUTH— A new collection of original poems. Lifelong artist and writer Ara Hagopian has selected 100 of his best poems from the pages of his youth—the “leaves” of loose handwritten papers he kept hidden in an old … Continue reading

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The Incredible Mellie!

THE INCREDIBLE MELLIE! In January I posted the story HER PAINTED ROOM, where my cat Mellie was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma, and aggressive form of cancer. She was given a 2-6 month window, with June being her last month of expected … Continue reading

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Signs

We’re nearly one week on from our loss, and our thoughts are filled with Jadey. There will be a time for culling the best photos together, and finding the movies we made. For now, we’re dealing with the shock and … Continue reading

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