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GORKY, Arshile, for Vosdanig or Wostanig, Manoog Adoian (1904 - 1948), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GORKY, Arshile, for Vosdanig or Wostanig, Manoog Adoian (1904 - 1948), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, watercolourist

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Armenian, 20th century, male.

Born 1904, in Khorkom Vari Haiyotz Dzor, Turkey; died 21 July 1948, in Sherman (Connecticut), USA.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, watercolourist.

Action Painting.

School of New York.

Arshile Gorky’s family emigrated to Yerevan in Armenia in 1914, after the Turkish massacres of the Armenians. From 1916 to 1918, he studied at the Polytechnic in Tiflis (now Tbilisi). In 1920,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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