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By Allan Arpajian,Susan Arpajian Jolley

ISBN-10: 1412864178

ISBN-13: 9781412864176

Out of My nice Sorrows is the tale of Philadelphia artist Mary Zakarian, whose lifestyles and paintings have been formed by way of the stories of her mom, a survivor of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Written via Mary Zakarian's niece and nephew, the narrative examines the complexities of the artist's existence as they relate to many concerns, together with ethnicity, gender, immigration, and assimilation. primarily this can be a tale of trauma - its results at the survivor, its transmission in the course of the generations, and its function within the inventive experience.  Zakarian painted obsessively all through her lifestyles. As she received reputation for her paintings, she grew to become more and more haunted by way of her mother's untold tale and used to be pushed to precise the tragedy of the Armenian Genocide in her artwork. Zakarian's try to deal brazenly with the problems of trauma and guilt triggered conflicts in her dating together with her mom. those feelings grew to become a driver in the back of her paintings in addition to the root for her own problems. by means of reading Mary Zakarian's lifestyles and artwork, the authors convey new insights to the learn of the Armenian event. This relocating tale will motivate all those that have struggled to precise themselves within the face of injustice and oppression.

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