Armen Agop is an Egyptian artist based in Pietrasanta, Italy.
Born in Cairo in 1969 to Armenian parents, Agop graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Helwan University, Cairo in 1992 and went on to receive a research scholarship at the same institution. In 1998, the artist won the Sculpture prize at the Autumn Salon in Cairo, and in 2000 he was awarded the prestigious State Award for Artistic Creativity (Rome Prize).
After moving to Italy, Agop was awarded the Sculpture Grant by the Swedish organisation KKV-B in 2008. In 2010, he was invited to participate in the Biennale Internazionale di Scultura Della Regione Piemonte, where he won the international Umberto Mastroianni Award. The artist was awarded the Premio Sulmona, Rassegna Internazionale D’Arte Contemporanea in 2013.
Armen Agop’s works are represented in the collections of the Egyptian Modern Art Museum, Egypt; Aswan Open Air Museum, Egypt; Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art, Qatar; Boghossian Foundation, Belgium; Giardino di Piazza Stazione, Italy and Coral Springs Museum of Art, USA.