Levon B. Chookaszian
Biography
Education
1969 - 74 Yerevan State University, Yerevan; Armenian Language and Literature.
1974 - 77 Post-graduate, Yerevan State University, Yerevan; Armenian Art.
Moscow State University, Moscow; Byzantine Art and European Art of the Middle Ages.
State Hermitage Museum. Leningrad; Byzantine Art.
Dissertation: "The Art of the 13th century Armenian Painter Grigor Calkol”.
Dissertation: "The Art of Toros Roslin in the context of the cultural
relations of Cilician Armenia of the13th century”.

Academic degree
1982 - Candidate of Art degree granted by the Institute of the Art of the
Academy of Sciences of Georgia, Tbilisi. Dissertation advisor: Victor N. Lazareff, Tatjana A. Izmailova. Dissertation: "The Art of the 13th century Armenian Painter Grigor Calkol".
2001 - Doctore of Art degree granted by the Institute of the Art of the Ministry of Culture of Russia, Moscow. Dissertation: "The Art of Toros Roslin in the context of the cultural relations of Cilician Armenia of the13th century”.

Professional experience
1978 - winter-summer Yerevan State, University, Yerevan, Secretary of the research sector.
1978 - autumn-79 Yerevan State University,Fellow at Armenological Studies Center, Ancient Armenian Archaeology.
1978 - 83 Yerevan State University, Professor: Armenian Art and Architecture, Geographical Department.
1978 - 91 Yerevan State University. Professor: The Art of the Ancient World, History of Armenian Museums, Department of Social Sciences.
1980 - 82 Polytechnic Institute of Yerevan, Yerevan. Professor: The Ancient World Art, Department of Social Sciences.
1984 - 85 Institute of Art and Theater. Professor: Armenian Arts of the Middle Ages, Department of Art History.
1985-87 Institute of Art and Theater. Professor: Armenian Arts of the Middle Ages, Department of Painting.
1985 - Yerevan State University, Yerevan. Professor: History of Culture, Department of Philosophy.
1979 - 1996 Yerevan State University, Fellow at Armenological
Studies Center:Armenian Book Illumination of the Middle Ages.
1979 - 1993 Regular contributor of programs on Armenology and Armenian art for Armenian State Television and Radio.
1991 - Advisor on culture of the Prime Minister of Armenia.
1996 - Yerevan State University, Director of the UNESCO Chair of Armenian Art History
2005 - Winter Quarter University of California, Los Angeles,Visiting Professor: Medieval Armenian Manuscript Illumination, Armenian Painting of 17-20th Centuries,Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
2005 June-July Glendale Community College (California), International Field Studies, Study Abroad in Armenia,Summer, Session, Cultural History, Architecture and Contemporary Society of Armenia
2006 - Fall Fresno State University, California, Sixth Henry S.Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies:Armenian Massacres and Genocide Reflected in Armenian Art of the 19-20th Centuries, Armenian Studies Program
2007 - June-July Glendale Community College (California),International
Field Studies,Study Abroad in Armenia,Summer Session, Cultural History, Architecture and Contemporary Society of Armenia
2011 - Fall Quarter Central European University,Budapest,Hungary,Visiting
Professor: Medieval Armenian Manuscript Illumination.

Academic courses
Armenian Art in 14-17th centuries
Armenian Art I World Museums and Private Collections
Historiography of Armenian Art

Languages
Armenian, Russian, English, French, German, Polish, Italian

Professional membership
Society “Gitelik`” (Knowledge) of the Armenia, (1978- ), Society of Bibliophiles of the Armenia (1979- ), Society for the Preservation of Monuments of the History and the Culture of the Armenia (1981- ), Armenian Artists Association of America (AAAA)(1992), Honorary Director of the Board of Directors of AAAA (1993- ), National Committee of UNESCO in Armenia (1995- ), Society for Armenian Studies (2002-), Vice-President of the Armenian National Comittee of Byzantine Studies (2009-)

Levon B. Chookaszian

Head of Chair, Doctor of Arts, Professor | Faculty of History - Chair of History and Theory of Armenian Art
 
 

Book

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Հայ միջնադարյան կերպարվեստի ուսումնասիրության պատմություն (1830-ական թթ. - 1950 թ.) | Հեղինակային հրատ.: 2016թ․, 154 էջ
 

Article

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The Last Judgment in the Armenian Book Painting of the 13th-14th Centuries | The Art of the Byzantine World Individuality of Artistic Creativity in Honor of Olga Popova, 139-141 էջ, 2018

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Metal Covers of the Certain Armenian Manuscripts and Books from the Eastern European Collections | ON THE BORDERLINE BETWEEN THE EAST AND THE WEST, Ուկրաինա, 319-323 էջ, 2018

Levon Chookaszian

About miniaturist Grigor Mlijetsi and the illustrations of the Lviv Gospels of 1197 | SERIES BYZANTINA. Studies on Byzantine and Post -Byzantine Art. VOLUME XV, 2017, 15, 11-31 pp. |

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Սմբատ Տեր-Կյուրեղյանի կյանքի համառոտ ուրվագիծն ու արվեստը | Անտառ ծննդոց, 2015թ․, 532-551 էջ |

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Վանա լճի Լիմ կղզու փրկված և կորած գանձերը | ՎԷՄ համահայկական հանդես, 2015թ․, 2 (50), 172-195 էջ |
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Thesis

Levon Chookaszian

On the Decoration of the Lvov Gospel of 1197 | Art of Armenian Diaspora Second International Conference. 2016, p. 2 |