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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.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Arshile Gorky


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

Methods for Arshile Gorky

Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Palette Knife, Heavy Texture

Media for Arshile Gorky

Cardboard
Fresco
Ink
Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen

Styles for Arshile Gorky

Abstract Expressionism
Cubism, Cubist
Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Arshile Gorky

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

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Arshile Gorky

Russia

Schools for Arshile Gorky

Grand Central School (Academy) 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

Collections for Arshile Gorky

Richard Weisman Collection

Added Description for Arshile Gorky

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

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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