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Arshile Gorky

Untitled (Drawing for 'Young Cherry Secured against Hares'), 1945

India ink and gouache on grey paper
12 1/10 × 14 1/2 in
30.8 × 36.8 cm
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Property from an Important East Coast Collection

Property from an Important East Coast Collection

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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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Property from an Important East Coast Collection

Property from an Important East Coast Collection

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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 (Drawing for 'Young Cherry Secured against Hares'), 1945

India ink and gouache on grey paper
12 1/10 × 14 1/2 in
30.8 × 36.8 cm
Bidding closed
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