Apricot tree in Bloom
Covered with pinkish-white flowers, a blooming apricot tree symbolizes the arrival of spring. For Armenians, it’s also the symbol of hope, strength, and resilience. Young and shy, the sapling takes roots in fertile soil and grows into a strong branchy tree that survives harsh winters to blossom and yield the juiciest and sweetest fruit.
Painted with ink on paper, Ara Arayan’s apricot tree is a rea