Armenian-American painter who influenced Abstract Expressionism and whose work was informed by the Armenian Genocide.
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|FULL NAME:||Arshile Gorky|
|BIRTH DATE:||April 15, 1904|
|AGE:||116 years old|
Arshile Gorky is a Painter. His birth name was Vosdanig Manoug Adoian. Out of admiration for Maxim Gorky, he adopted the famous author’s last name and even told people that he was the more famous Gorky’s relative. He married at age thirty-one and had several children. He fled Armenia with his mother and later enrolled at Boston’s New School of Design.
DID YOU KNOW His paintings were known for their spontaneity as seen in such works as “The Liver is the Cock’s Comb” from 1944, “One Year the Milkweed” from 1944, and “The Betrothal II” from 1947.
FACT He was a contemporary of Mark Rothko .
Currently, Arshile Gorky is 116 years old. He will celebrate his 117th birthday on a Friday, April 15th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Arshile Gorky’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, Aries’ life pursuit is the thrill of the moment and a secret desire to lead the way for others. People of this zodiac sign like taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that does not use one’s talents. The strengths of this sign are: courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionate, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries are Libra and Leo.
Arshile Gorky was born in the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is a powerful sign. People born under this year are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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