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Rethinking Arshile Gorky

Kim S. Theriault

Rethinking Arshile Gorky

by Kim S. Theriault

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gorky, Arshile, -- 1904-1948 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Painting, Abstract -- United States,
  • Painting, American -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKim S. Theriault.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND237.G613 T48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23554318M
    ISBN 109780271036472, 9780271036465
    LC Control Number2009023727

    Theriault will discuss Gorky’s seminal influence on that artistic movement and sign copies of her book, “Rethinking Arshile Gorky” (Penn State University Press, ). Born Vostanik Adoyan on Ap , the artist known as Arshile Gorky was a survivor of the Armenian genocide that began in Rethinking Arshile Gorky. State College, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, State College, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, Dissertations and Theses.

      A biography of the Armenian painter that “adds immeasurable to the interest of [his] art Carefully researched, well written, [and] enlightening” (The New York Review of Books).In this first full-scale biography, Nouritza Matossian charts the mysterious and tragic life of Arshile Gorky, one of the most influential painters of the twentieth : ABRAMS (Ignition). Rethinking Arshile Gorky by Kim S Theriault (Book) Acquisition priorities: aspects of postwar painting in America, including Arshile Gorky, works [exhibition] the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (Book).

      In this first full-scale biography of the artist Robert Hughes called "a kind of Bridge of Sighs between Surrealism and America," Nouritza Matossian charts the life of Arshile Gorky, one of the most mysterious of major twentieth-century artists. Born in Armenia, he survived the Turkish genocide begun in and arrived in America in One of the first abstract expressionists, he was a. Arshile Gorky is the author of The plow and the song ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Ardent Nature ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 /5.


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century American painting.4/5. BOOKS ART ARSHILE GORKY BOOKS Rethinking Arshile Gorky is an examination of the artist and his work based on themes of displacement, self-fashioning, trauma, and memory. By applying a multitude of techniques, including psychoanalytic, semiotic, and constructivist analyses, to explain and demythologize the artist, Kim Theriault offers a.

Achilles the Bitter: Gorky and the Genocide Kim S. Theriault: Rethinking Arshile Gorky (Pennsylvania State University Press: University Park, PA, ), pages, 24 colour/80 b&w illustrations, ISBNcloth: $Author: Angela Miller. Her interest in Gorky led to her participation in a major retrospective of his work in at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and to the publication of her book, “Rethinking Arshile Gorky.” The book elaborates on the themes of displacement, trauma and memory, as well as identity, originality and mourning in Gorky’s work.

Any Gorky biography is challenging, as so much of Gorky's life was an invention, and one that changed with every telling, but Herrera's book provides enough information to hold the narrative together without making dogmatic (and unverifiable) statements/5.

Arshile Gorky is a ‘Geiger counter of art.’ So said Willem de Kooning, his closest friend in the s. From the start of his life’s work in the mid-twenties, he sought to assimilate the history of modern painting.

Beginning with Monet he worked his way through Cézanne, Picasso, Braque, Léger, Miró, Masson, and Matta, and finally inGorky arrived at Gorky. Rethinking Arshile Gorky / "A reexamination of the art of Arshile Gorky (), and an exploration of his role in the development of modern abstraction in America"--Provided by publisher.

I was twenty-eight years old when I visited the Whitney Museum for the first time. I immediately dashed to see the beloved painting The Artist and His Mother by Arshile Gorky.

As I stood in awe in front of the painting, my eyes wandered to the museum placard. It read ‘‘Arshile Gorky, American Artist.’’ My heart stopped. It felt like as if the wave of genocide denial so often Author: Sara Cohan. This book was published for the Tate Modern exhibition staged 10th February to 3rd May'Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective'.

This is a well produced book with good quality illustrations. It charts the changing career of the Turkish Armenian immigrant to the United States Arshile Gorky/5(12). Professor Theriault’s book Rethinking Arshile Gorky (Pennsylvania State University Press, ), was awarded a Society for the Preservation of American Modernists publication grant for its insights into the themes of displacement, trauma, and memory, as well as identifying issues of identity, originality, and mourning in Gorky’s work.

Important Art by Arshile Gorky The Artist and His Mother (c. ) Gorky's early work The Artist and His Mother (c. ), for which he did many drawings and painted versions, is a deeply personal composition that depicts the artist as a child with his mother, who died in his arms in following the Armenian ality: Armenian-American.

Nominated for the Pulizter Prize, "the definitive biography of Arshile Gorky--lucid, persuasive, intimate and refreshingly clear-eyed" (Andrew Solomon, The New York Times Book Review)Born in Turkey aroundVosdanik Adoian escaped the massacres of Armenians in only to watch his mother die of starvation and his family scatter in their flight from the Turks.5/5(1).

Theriault’s book, Rethinking Arshile Gorky was published by the Pennsylvania University Press and was awarded a Society of the Preservation .