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Arshile Gorky : enigma and nostalgia

Author: Matthew Gale; Arshile Gorky; Philadelphia Museum of Art.; Tate Modern (Gallery); Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Publisher: London : Tate Pub. ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Harry N. Abrams, 2010.
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Arshile Gorky is a pivotal figure in 20th-century American painting. This accessible survey examines a career that began and ended with tragedy but that produced some of the greatest paintings of a generation.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gale, Matthew.
Arshile Gorky.
London : Tate ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Harry N. Abrams, 2010
(OCoLC)742552421
Named Person: Arshile Gorky; Arshile Gorky; Arshile Gorky; Arshile Gorky; Arshile Gorky; Arshile Gorky
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Gale; Arshile Gorky; Philadelphia Museum of Art.; Tate Modern (Gallery); Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)
ISBN: 9781854378699 1854378694
OCLC Number: 530352939
Notes: Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 21 Oct. 2009-10 Jan. 2010; Tate Modern, London, 10 Feb.-3 May 2010; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 6 June-20 Sept. 2010.
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Wars, massacres, famines --
Nighttime, enigma and nostalgia --
The weight of reality --
A world equal to nature.
Other Titles: Enigma and nostalgia
Responsibility: Matthew Gale.

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Arshile Gorky (1904-48) is a pivotal figure in mid twentieth century American painting, providing a bridge between European modernism and the generation who established the New York School. This book  Read more...

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