Arshile Gorky

Armenian-American painter (1904–1948) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Arshile Gorky (/ˈɑːrʃl ˈɡɔːrki/ AR-sheel GOR-kee; born Vostanik Manoug Adoian, Armenian: Ոստանիկ Մանուկ Ատոյեան; April 15, 1904 – July 21, 1948) was an Armenian-American painter who had a seminal influence on Abstract Expressionism. He spent the last years of his life as a national of the United States.[1] Along with Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, Gorky has been hailed as one of the most powerful American painters of the 20th century. The suffering and loss he experienced in the Armenian genocide had crucial influence at Gorky’s development as an artist.

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Arshile Gorky
Arshile Gorky in December 1936
Vostanik Manoug Adoian

(1904-04-15)April 15, 1904
DiedJuly 21, 1948(1948-07-21) (aged 44)
Known forPainting, Drawing
Notable workLandscape in the Manner of Cézanne (1927)
Nighttime, Enigma, Nostalgia (1930–1934)
MovementAbstract Expressionism