Raphael Kherumian

Born: 1903, Baku
Died: 1983, Paris

Armenian artist. Born in Baku in the family of Léon Kherumian (1903). Studied drawing and icon-painting under Pavel Korin in Moscow (1920s). Emigrated to Paris (1931). Advised by Georgy Yakulov. Founding member of the Society of Friends of Yakulov (1967). Interested in parapsychology. Member of the Institut Metapsychique International de Paris. Contributed to André Breton’s The Art of Magic (1957). Held one-man shows at the Galerie Barbizon (1959, 1961). Died in Paris (1983).

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