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(Biography) Arshile (ˈɑːʃɪl). 1904–48, US abstract expressionist painter, born in Armenia. Influenced by Picasso and Miró, his style is characterized by fluid lines and resonant colours


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1. Arshile (Vosdanig Adoian), 1904–48, U.S. painter, born in Armenia.
2. Maxim, Gorki, Maxim.
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The companys Senior Conservation Specialist, Lauren Fly, has examined and prepared condition reports on many of the most significant works from the collection, including paintings by artists such as Arshile Gorky and John Graham, as well as sculptures by Gross himself.
Caption: Paintings in the collection of the newly formed nonprofit Art Bridges include "Lost Boys: AKA BB," by artist Kerry James Marshall, "Child's Companions" by Arshile Gorky and "In Exaltation of Flowers: Petunia, Caladium, Budaya," by Edward Jean Steichen.
Greatly influenced by the 1940s abstract expressionist movement, the series of acrylics Jughian is showing at Tanit bears some comparison with the works of Jackson Pollock, Arshile Gorky and Franz Kline.
Pero el caso de Clement Greenberg (1909-1994) era singular y apreciado unanimemente por su agudeza inquisitiva: el descubrimiento colosal de la pintura de Pollock, la complejidad cultural del expresionismo abstracto, considerado desdenosamente desde una moral de guerra fria, y la grandeza artistica de algunos de sus miembros como Arshile Gorky, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, Hans Hofmann, David Smith, Willem de Kooning, Esteban Vicente o Franz Kline, son hallazgos del critico dificiles de disolver en la "prosa del tiempo".
It features over 150 works by key figures such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Arshile Gorky (pictured).
Apart from Albers, the other European abstract painters who came to the US included Russian Jew Mark Rothko, Armenia-born Arshile Gorky, German Hans Hoffman, and Dutch Wilhelm de Kooning.
The biennial is poised for a conversation on form, nature, and feminism, with work by artists such as Etel Adnan, Vernon Ah Kee, Haig Aivazian, Arshile Gorky, Paul Guiragossian, and Fiisun Onur set against the urgency of current and historical events, from Gezi Park and the Syrian civil war to the one-hundred-year commemoration of the Armenian genocide.
Noguchi had a sort of Japanese idea that art and design are not separate, that they are one and the same," says Herrera, who has also published biographies of painters Frida Kahlo and Arshile Gorky.
In the United States modern artists, including Ellsworth Kelly and Arshile Gorky, were also obliged to perform war duties and chose camouflage.
They both read as being derived from anatomical proportions similar to decorative three-dimensional Arshile Gorky pieces.
In the end, it opens up the field for a deeper investigation of notions of nostalgia and memory that could be positioned along the lines of scholarship discussing Willem de Kooning, Arshile Gorky, and aspects of home and identity.
The former sportsperson had bought a pair of paintings by artist Arshile Gorky titled 'Pirate I' and 'Pirate II' with shady gallery giant Lawrence Salander in 2004, the New York Post reported.