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Gorky

Rediscovering the Painting (and Influence) of Willem de Kooning's Lover

Asher Edelman | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Asher Edelman

Imagine an overlooked protagonist in the narrative of Abstract Expressionism, a crucial figure in the New York Post-war art scene whose story is only now surfacing. That artist is Mary Abbott.

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.