Elena Goukassian is an arts Writer based in Brooklyn.

Elena writes about art, theater, books, music, film, architecture, and dance. She's also a huge fan of digging through archives and uncovering unusual histories.

Elena's pieces have appeared in Artsy, The Nation, Lapham’s Quarterly, Hyperallergic, and The Washington Post, among other publications.

 

 

The artists of the National Portrait Gallery’s ‘Face Value’ stood by portraiture in the age of abstract expressionism (Washington Post Express)

The artists of the National Portrait Gallery’s ‘Face Value’ stood by portraiture in the age of abstract expressionism (Washington Post Express)

Commissions: Florentijn Hofman, David Cerny, and David Breuer-Weil (Sculpture magazine)

Commissions: Florentijn Hofman, David Cerny, and David Breuer-Weil (Sculpture magazine)

Pointless Theatre brings puppets to ballet-dancing life in ‘Sleeping Beauty: A Puppet Ballet’ (Washington Post Express)

Pointless Theatre brings puppets to ballet-dancing life in ‘Sleeping Beauty: A Puppet Ballet’ (Washington Post Express)