April 24, 2015

The Artist and His Mother

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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 |