Rita Khatchaturian

Coral from the series Fear, 2018

Oil on canvas

200 x 250 cm

Fear is a serial work from 2018, of around 80 different pieces of mixed media, including Coral. Fear is a fundamental feeling of a human being. It’s mostly a survival instinct, though there are also fears that are called phobias, when a person creates a monster in his consciousness and confronts or avoids it himself. The list of these phobias is very diverse. There is one phobia, which is a fear of symmetrical (or asymmetric) lines or dots in large numbers. The essence of Coral is this particular fear.

Rita Khachaturian (born in 1982) lives and works in Tbilisi, Georgia. She studied at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, majoring in Easel Graphics. She participated in many group exhibitions: A group internet exhibition Museum Without Walls (New York, 2020), Kunstraum Gallery (London, 2020), TAF, Metamorphosis (Tbilisi). In recent years Khachaturian organized the following personal exhibitions: Messrs, VANDA Gallery (Tbilisi), Fear, History Museum of Georgia (Tbilisi), Morphology, Sfumato Gallery (Tbilisi), Who Pierces The Stones, Arteli Ratcha Festival, art residency of Kote Jincharadze.