Arshile Gorky
Armenian-American, 1904-1948
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High auction record
$9m, Christie's, 2014
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Exhibitions
2017
Ardent Nature: Arshile Gorky Landscapes, 1943–47,
Hauser & Wirth

Arshile Gorky was one of the last great Surrealist painters and a major influence on (and early figure in) Abstract Expressionism. After emigrating to the U.S. in 1920, he devoted himself to apprenticeships in the style of other artists before developing his own personal vision. Through his friendships with Surrealist …

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