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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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"Dear Children!" The Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem wrote to his family from Saint Petersburg in 1904, "I'm writing to all of you under the fresh impression of my first visit with an idol of our day, the master of ideas--Maxim Gorky." (1)
The footage published by human rights activist Aziza Abdirasulova shows the detention of the rally participants after police made warning and read the court's ruling that peaceful gatherings can be held only in the Gorky Square.
Summary: Moscow [Russia], Jan 1 (ANI): Around 13 people were injured in Moscow's Gorky Park when a pedestrian bridge collapsed just a few minutes after midnight on Monday.
When the post-Pushkinian literary tradition, ending with Tolstoy and Chekhov, began to degenerate after them into decadence, the people immediately "intervened" and gave birth to Maksim Gorky: Pushkin's line was immediately restored.
SC.QA Doha FIFA Secretary-General Fatma Samoura attended the Qatar 2022 promotional events in Gorky Park, Moscow, and got a taste of what's to come in four years' time when the tournament heads to the Arab world for the first time.
Arshile Gorky's paintings and drawings are generally associated with the earliest days of Abstract Expressionism.
Surprisingly the seminars were designated to be held in Gorky, an exile city for political prisoners and closed to foreigners.
"Troika" is comprised of Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev's play 'A Month in the Country'; Sukhovo Koblin's play 'Rasputin's Brother'; and Maksim Gorky's play 'Summerfolk'.
The first is a translation/adaptation (Turgenev), the second a new play inspired by a long-lost trilogy (Sukhovo-Kobylin), and the third, Summerfolk is a reimagining of a less familiar classic (Gorky).
He mentions some of the most important figures of the literary movement in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century--figures like Fyodor Sologub, Valery Bryusov, Maxim Gorky, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Velimir Khebnikov, and Alexander Blok.
A 32-track album Iechyd Da - The Music of Gorky's Zygotic Mynci is to be released on April 29 on Recordiau Prin - the label created by Ash Cooke, a former member of muchloved '90s Welsh aces Derrero.