April 24, 2015

The Artist and His Mother


Arshile Gorky's The Artist and His Mother (ca. 19261936), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City.

Arshile Gorky (Vosdanig Manoug Adoian, 1904-48), one of the greatest American painters, was born in the village of Khorgom, on the shores of Lake Van in eastern Turkey. He was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide.

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Posted by mehrdad at April 24, 2015 11:28 AM | Art |