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Arshile Gorky

His Life and Work

Arshile Gorky( )
Author: Herrera, Hayden
Publication Date:Nov 2003
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $89.95
Book Description:

Born in Turkey in 1904, Vosdanik Adoian escaped the massacres of the Armenians in 1915 only to watch his mother die of starvation, his sister abandoned to an orphanage (where she disappeared) and his remaining family scattered in their flight from the Turks. Arriving with another sister in Massachusetts, in 1920, Adoian invented the pseudonym Arshile Gorky- and obliterated his past. Claiming to be a distant cousin of the novelist Maxim Gorky, trained at the Rhode Island School of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / Individual Artists / General
Art / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.6 x 24.2 x 4.5 cm
Book Weight:1.332 Kilograms

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