New York Times review

Posted on December 28, 2013 by Alexandra Avakian

"...A color photograph by Alexandra Avakian...shows a woman sitting in a bed, her open hospital gown exposing a bandaged breast. She’s looking away to her right while a young boy stands at bedside gazing at her. The title explains: “Leonora Gregorian was tortured and raped in front of her 4-year-old son by Azerbaijani troops before Armenian soldiers rescued her, Nagorno-Karabakh.” That’s a picture whose abysmal psychic charge should have a whole room to itself...."

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