Arshile Gorky

Arshile Gorky, “ The Black Monk”, Museo Thyssen-Bomemisza, Madrid, Unfinished on Gorky’s Easel at the Time of his Death in 1948.

Arshile Gorky was an ethnically Armenian painter, who had a seminal influence on Abstract Expressionism. He spent most his life as a national of the United States. Along with Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, Arshile Gorky has been hailed as one of the most powerful American painters of the 20th century.

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