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, Hyperallergic, The Washington Post Express, DCist, Sculpture magazine, and Washington City Paper, among others.

 

 

Photographer Irving Penn ‘was very intense in a way that really made you pay attention’ (Washington Post Express)

Photographer Irving Penn ‘was very intense in a way that really made you pay attention’ (Washington Post Express)

"CO-EXIST" At Otis Street Arts Project (Washington City Paper)

"CO-EXIST" At Otis Street Arts Project (Washington City Paper)

As a Swiss museum closes for renovations, some of its masterpieces head to the Phillips Collection (Washington Post Express)

As a Swiss museum closes for renovations, some of its masterpieces head to the Phillips Collection (Washington Post Express)