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Arshile Gorky

Perception and Imagination

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Everything we need to know about love and pain is in Chagall and Gorky. That the feeling that a painting evokes is communicated by its form, color, shapes, and marks, is self-evident and explicable.

Visionary Artist Will Barnet Dies At 101

The New York Times | KEN JOHNSON | Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts

Will Barnet, a printmaker and painter known for elegantly stylized portraits and classically composed visions of beautiful women and children, died on...

Southern California's Top Ten Exhibition Picks for 2010

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ArtScene

Presenting the third and final of our three Top Ten Exhibitions of 2010 lists, this one for Southern California. This follows publication of our picks...

The Best and Worst of 2010

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

On a personal level, I want to say "thank God" that the year 2010 is coming to an end, but artistically speaking it was definitely a year to remember.

All You Need is Love -- an Auction Scorecard

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

"The bidders egos are the main reason for the inflated prices," Luis Accorsi told us. "The eagerness to win, one person over the other." Nevertheless, it's hard not to be taken in by the energy in the room.

Artistic Rites of Passage: Triumphs and Failures

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Dennis Hopper, in his attempts to establish an artistic dialogue with important artists and find his own artistic voice, was never able to go beyond merely mimicking the masters.

The Arshile Gorky Retrospective at LA MOCA

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Arshile Gorky's final works are urgent reworkings of form. Viewed start to finish the exhibit makes the case for an urgency brought about by life's frustrations, aka, the tortured starving artist syndrome.

The Other Armenian: Arman Manookian's Short Life, and His Art

John Seed | Posted 06.12.2011 | Los Angeles
John Seed

Arman Manookian is still relatively unknown in the US, where Arshile Gorky, who also came to America in the aftermath of the Genocide, is recognized as the greatest Armenian-American artist.