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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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(ˈgɔr ki)

1. Arshile (Vosdanig Adoian), 1904–48, U.S. painter, born in Armenia.
2. Maxim, Gorki, Maxim.
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Noun1.Gorky - Russian writer of plays and novels and short storiesGorky - Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts
2.Gorky - an industrial city in the European part of RussiaGorky - an industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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Recent additions include those of Philip Guston, Arshile Gorky and Piero Manzoni.
He discusses the lives and personalities of Eileen Agar, Jean (Hans) Arp, Francis Bacon, Hans Bellmer, Victor Brauner, Andre Breton, Alexander Calder, Leonora Carrington, Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Leonor Fini, Wilhelm Freddie, Alberto Giacometti, Arshile Gorky, Wilfredo Lam, Conroy Maddox, Rene Magritte, Andre Masson, Roberto Matta, E.L.T.
Arshile Gorky's paintings and drawings are generally associated with the earliest days of Abstract Expressionism.
For example, Arshile Gorky's 1945 painting "Child's Companions," on loan to the Yellowstone Art Museum, sold for $8.9 million in 2014, according to the website of Christie's auction house.
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.
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.
"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. "He was constantly defending his design." (An exhibition at New York's Pace Gallery earlier this year, "Isamu Noguchi: Variations," showcased his work across various materials and disciplines.)
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.
And in Connecticut, 1 live in Arshile Gorky's house.