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Arshile Gorky

 (1904 - 1948)
Arshile Gorky was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / Russian Federation.  Arshile Gorky is known for painting-abstract expressionism, surrealism, automatism.

Some Keywords and Quick Facts for Arshile Gorky

Birth / Death:  1904 Khorkom Vari Haiyotz Dzor, Armenia - 1948 Sherman, Connecticut

Methods for Arshile Gorky

Easel Painting
Murals: Design, Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Stained Glass
Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design

Media for Arshile Gorky

Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen

Styles for Arshile Gorky

Abstract Expressionism
Cubism, Cubist
Modernist, Modernism (Partially Abstract)

Subjects for Arshile Gorky

Animals, Mammals
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
Landscape, Nature Scene
Non Objective Subject
Portraits, Portraiture
Still Life Objects

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Arshile Gorky


Schools for Arshile Gorky

Grand Central School of Art, Teacher
National Academy of Design School, Student
Rhode Island School of Design, Student
Rhode Island School of Design, Teacher

Chronology for Arshile Gorky

Early 20th Century Before 1950

Collection for Arshile Gorky

Richard Weisman Collection

Added Description for Arshile Gorky

Art Educator: Teaching, Lectures, Workshops, Writing
Botany Specialty
Figure Specialty
Mural Specialty
Pastel Specialty
Wartime Camouflage Artist, Camoufleur
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project Artist

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for Arshile Gorky

Venice Biennale

Exhibition of Museum for Arshile Gorky

Art Institute of Chicago
Carnegie Institute, International
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art

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