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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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Meanwhile, Raffi's mother Ani (Arsinee Khanjian) gives lectures on Armenian artist Arshile Gorky and his famous painting, "The Artist and his Mother," and its relationship to 1915.
Brussels-based dealer Patrick Derom is mounting a special exhibition of work by Arshile Gorky, while the Parisian Galerie Antoine Laurentin exhibits a vivid gouache sketch by Dubuffet, Arabe devant I'oasis, executed in 1948 on one of several trips the artist made to Algeria.
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.
Even a cursory look at the lives of famous Armenians, such as William Saroyan and Arshile Gorky, who fled to this country after 1915 is enough to make one understand the price paid and the dignified struggle fought.
Tate Modern Bankside SE1 7887 8888 Arshile Gorky to 3 May
postage stamps honors abstract painters with images of work by Hans Hoffmann, Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still, Barnett Newman, Robert Motherwell, Adolph Gottlieb, Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock and Joan Mitchell.
ART: Aubrey Williams - Atlantic Fire is a celebration of the work of the Guyanese-born artist whose influences include Jackson Pollock, Arshile Gorky, Mayan culture and the music of Shostakovich.
His work resisted definition, often featuring fragmented objects, intense natural colours and dramatic effects, and was influenced by a number of different sources including Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich - Williams worked on his acclaimed Shostakovich series for more than a decade, abstract expressionists such as Jackson Pollock and Arshile Gorky, and most importantly, the ancient indigenous cultures of Central and South America.
And the retrospective for Arshile Gorky (1902-1948), beginning its tour of three museums in Philadelphia (the Tate Modern in London and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles follow in 2010) traces the evolution of the artist's visual style in the early years of the 20th century.
Arshile Gorky studied Cezanne closely, and the exhibition reflects his keen engagement with Cezanne's style, especially in the mid to late 1920s.
Featuring highlights of the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the title includes short essays and full-color photographs of pieces from artists such as Andy Warhol, Kara Walker, Bill Viola, Cy Twombly, Frank Stella, Cindy Sherman, Julian Schnabel, Edward Ruscha, Mark Rothko, Robert Rauschenberg, Jackson Pollock, Kenneth Noland, Louise Nevelson, Piet Mondrian, Agnes Martin, Morris Louis, Sol Le Witt, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Ellsworth Kelly, Donald Judd, Arshile Gorky, Sam Francis, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Diane Arbus, and over 100 others.
The main theme of his collection has been drawn from the paintings of Armenian-born painter, Arshile Gorky, whose painting are featured on Hajiavedikian's designs.