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Arshile Gorky

Untitled, ca.1928

Oil on canvas
18 × 14 in
45.7 × 35.6 cm
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Property from the Monmouth Museum, NJ

This work is recorded in the Arshile Gorky Foundation …

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Property from the Monmouth Museum, NJ

This work is recorded in the Arshile Gorky Foundation Archives under number P029.

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Phillips is delighted to offer the following selection of two outstanding works by Arshile Gorky from the Monmouth Museum in New Jersey. A largely self-taught Armenian émigré …

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Arshile Gorky
Armenian-American, 1904–1948
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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 André Breton and painter Roberto Matta, he was introduced to automatic drawing and biomorphic imagery. Gorky's innovative, explosive landscapes used an abstract vocabulary to convey memories of his Armenian childhood alongside direct observations of nature.

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About the work
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Phillips

Property from the Monmouth Museum, NJ

This work is recorded in the Arshile Gorky Foundation …

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Property from the Monmouth Museum, NJ

This work is recorded in the Arshile Gorky Foundation Archives under number P029.

From the Catalogue:
Phillips is delighted to offer the following selection of two outstanding works by Arshile Gorky from the Monmouth Museum in New Jersey. A largely self-taught Armenian émigré …

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Medium
Painting
Arshile Gorky
Armenian-American, 1904–1948
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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 André Breton and painter Roberto Matta, he was introduced to automatic drawing and biomorphic imagery. Gorky's innovative, explosive landscapes used an abstract vocabulary to convey memories of his Armenian childhood alongside direct observations of nature.

Arshile Gorky

Untitled, ca.1928

Oil on canvas
18 × 14 in
45.7 × 35.6 cm
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