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Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work

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Born in Turkey in 1904, Vosdanik Adoian escaped the massacres of 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 Design, he found work as an art teacher, moved ...

Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work 2005, Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN-13: 9780374529727

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Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work 2003, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374113230

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Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work 2003, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747566472

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