Fresh Perspective on the Artistic Legacy : Arshile Gorky

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The artist’s first ever comprehensive survey in Italy to open at Ca’ Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art in Venice.

On view from may 9th through September 22nd, “Arshile Gorky: 1904–1948” exhibition will showcase 80 of the artist’s works from early experiments to late paintings bridging surrealism and abstract-expressionism. In his painfully short life, Gorky became known for refusing the importance of theory and art historical narratives over individual artistic impulses, and synthesizing a new approach to painting, through various influences. The exhibition aims to offer a fresh perspective on Gorky’s legacy, contributing to the question whether he was he actually the first Post-Modernist. Save the date!

The Maker