Arshile Gorky

Painting, Visual Artist

1904 – 1948

Who was Arshile Gorky?

Arshile Gorky was an Armenian-American painter, who had a seminal influence on Abstract Expressionism. As such, his works were often speculated to have been informed by the suffering and loss he experienced of the Armenian Genocide.

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Born
Apr 15, 1904
Van Vilayet
Also known as
  • Vostanik Manuk Adoyan
  • Vosdanig Manoug Atoian
  • Ոստանիկ Մանուկ Ադոեան
  • Vosdanig Adoian
Spouses
  • Agnes Magruder
    (1941-09-13 - )
Children
  • Maro Gorky
  • Natasha Gorky
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Armenia
Profession
Education
  • National Academy Museum and School
Lived in
  • Van
Died
Jul 21, 1948
Sherman