biografía de Arshile GORKY (1904-1948)

Personal data


Birth : 1904 - Khorkom, Armenia
Death : 07/21/1948 - Sherman CT Connecticut, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Education

Grand Central School of Art – New York NY, United States
New England School of Art and Design – 81 Arlington Street – Boston MA, United States
1920 – 1925 : RISD Rhode Island School of Design (Drawing) – Two College Street – Providence RI, United States

Professional data


Work and Life

1948:His marriage ended and a car accident left his painting arm paralyzed, Sherman CT, USA
1946:Studio burnt downwith destruction of 27 of its paintings and several drawings, and soon after had surgery for cancer, Sherman CT, USA
1945:Lived and worked in Sherman CT, USA
1941:Met BRETON André
1933:Met KOONING de Willem
1923:Moved to New York NY, USA
1920:Moved with his sister to the USA


Other professions

1925 – 1931 : Professor
Grand Central School of Art – New York NY, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil
Print-Multiple :
Drawing-Watercolor : Charcoal - Graphite - Ink - Pastel - Pencil

Subject

abstraction/figuration
still life

Movements and styles

Abstraction
Abstract Expressionism
Abstraction/Creation
American Abstraction 1910-1960
Biomorphic surrealism
Abstract surrealism
American Modernists
New York School

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2004

Retrospective of Drawings
The Menil Collection – Houston TX, United States
03/05/2004 – 05/09/2004

2002

Arshile Gorky
Gagosian Gallery – New York NY, United States
2002

Galerie 1900 – 2000 – Paris, France
06/27/2002 – 07/26/2002

1998

Gagosian Gallery – New York NY, United States
1998

1991

Rétrospective
Musée Cantini – Marseille, France
1991

1985

Rétrospective
Centre culturel portugais – Paris, France
1985

1962

Retrospective
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
1962

1945

Julian Levy Gallery – New York NY, United States
1945

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Gagosian Gallery – 8 Heddon Street – London, United Kingdom

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : James Goodman Gallery – 41 East 57th Street, Suite 802 – New York NY, United States

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : James Goodman Gallery – 41 East 57th Street, Suite 802 – New York NY, United States

2002

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie 1900 – 2000 – 8 Rue Bonaparte – Paris, France

2001

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art – 44 Maryland Plaza – Saint Louis MO, United States

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galerie Marwan Hoss – 12, rue d’Alger – Paris, France


Group exhibitions

2003

Exposition vente, André Breton, 42 rue Fontaine
Calmels Cohen – Drouot Richelieu – Paris, France
04/01/2003 – 04/18/2003

2002

Images of Women
Jack Rutberg Fine Arts – Los Angeles CA, United States
03/2002 – 04/30/2002

Made in USA : L’Art américain de 1908 à 1947
Musée Fabre – Montpellier, France
04/12/2002 – 06/23/2002

Made in USA : L’Art américain de 1908 à 1947
Musée des Beaux-Arts – Rennes, France
01/17/2002 – 03/31/2002

2001

Made in USA : L’Art américain de 1908 à 1947
Musée des Beaux-Arts – Bordeaux, France
10/10/2001 – 12/31/2001

1962

Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1962

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Dictionaries

1999

Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975 – 400 years of Artists in America
Publisher: Sound View Press – 859 Boston Post Rd. – Madison CT, United States
Director of publication: Falk Peter – 859 Boston Post Rd. – Madison CT, United States
1999
ISBN : 0932087558


Periodicals

2004

RUSHING III W. Jackson – Inner Infinity
in: Art on Paper n° 8-4 p. 64
New York NY, United States
03/2004-04/2004

2002

CANNING S.E. – Arshile Gorky
in: The Art Newspaper n° 124 p. 4
London, United Kingdom
04/2002

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