Arshile Gorky Bibliography

Publications

2010
Mattison, Robert, ‘Arshile Gorky: Works, Writings, Interviews’, Barcelona: Poligrafa, 2010

2009
Spender, Matthew, ‘Arshile Gorky, Goats on a Roof: A life in Letters and Documents’, London: Ridinghouse / Karsten Schubert, 2009
Theriault, Kim S., ‘Rethinking Arshile Gorky’, University Park: Pennsylvania State
University Press, 2009

2007
Beredjiklian, Alexandre, ‘Arshile Gorky: sept themes majeurs’, Suresnes:
Alphamedian & Johanet; Lisbon: Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, 2007

2003
Herrera, Hayden, ‘Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work’, New York: Farrar, Straus, and
Giroux, 2003

1999
Spender, Matthew, ‘From a High Place: A Life of Arshile Gorky’, New York: A.A. Knopf, 1999

1998
Matossian, Nouritza, ‘Black Angel: The Life of Arshile Gorky’, London: Chatto & Windus, 1998

1985
Lader, Melvin P., ‘Arshile Gorky’, New York: Abbeville Press, 1985

1982
Goldwater, Robert, Jim M. Jordan, ‘The Paintings of Arshile Gorky: A Critical
Catalog’, New York and London: New York University Press, 1982

1981
Rand, Harry, ‘Arshile Gorky: The Implication of Symbols’, Montclair: Allanheld &
Schram; London: George Prior, 1981

1980
Mooradian, Karlen, ‘The Many Worlds of Arshile Gorky’, Chicago: Gilgamesh Press, 1980

1978
Mooradian, Karlen, ‘Arshile Gorky Adoian’, Chicago: Gilgamesh Press, 1978

1970
‘Gorky: Drawings’, New York: Walker and Company, in association with M.
Knoedler and Co, Inc., 1970

1966
Levy, Julien, ‘Arshile Gorky’, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1966

1962
Rosenberg, Harold, ‘Arshile Gorky: The Man, the Time, the Idea’, New York: Horizon
Press; New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1962

1957
Schwabacher, Ethel, ‘Arshile Gorky’, New York: The Macmillan Company or the
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1957

Film and Video

2011
‘Without Gorky’, directed by Cosima Spender, London: Peacock Pictures Ltd., 2011

1982
‘Arshile Gorky’, directed by Charlotte Zwerin, Santa Monica: Direct Cinema Limited, 1982

Journals

‘A Special Issue of Arshile Gorky’, Ararat 12, 1971
Arts Magazine 50, 1976
Arti Visive 6 – 7, 1957

Selected Articles

2017
Cascone, Sarah, ’35 Unmissable Gallery Shows to See in New York City This November’, on: news.artnet.com, New York NY, 26 October 2017
Ratcliff, Carter, ‘Visualizing the Imaginary and Unseen’, on: www.hyperallergic.com, Brooklyn NY, 21 October 2017
Whitehorn, Alan, ‘The Armenian Genocide in Feature Films’, on: armenianweekly.com, Watertown MA, 20 October 2017
Bailey, Stephanie, ‘Close Encounters: Frieze Masters 2017’, on: ocula.com, Hong Kong, China, 12 October 2017
Schjeldahl, Peter, ‘The Art World as Safe Space’, on: www.newyorker.com, New York NY, 9 October 2017
Martin, Philip, ‘Captain America, the artist: Crystal Bridges exhibit features work by Stuart Davis’, on: www.nwaonline.com, Little Rock AR, 1 October 2017
‘Abstract Expressionist masterpieces from a private collection to highlight Fall Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale at Christie’s New York’, on: www.webwire.com, Atlanta GA, 28 September 2017
Adae, Joellen, ‘Gallery exhibit explores the experience of exile in the visual arts’, on: news.yale.edu, New Haven CT, 5 September 2017
‘National Museum of Norway’, on: www.e-flux.com, New York NY, 12 June 2017
Theriault, Henry, ‘Before We Talk about Armenian Genocide Reparations, There Is Another Accounting Due’, armenianweekly.com, Watertown MA, 1 June 2017
Buhmann, Stephanie, ‘Buhmann on Art: ‘Where We Are’ at the Whitney’, on: chelseanow.com, New York NY, 10 May 2017
Colby, Celina, ‘‘Objects of Witness and Resistance’ small MFA exhibit speaks to cultural crises worldwide’, on: baystatebanner.com, Dorchester MA, 28 April 2017
Whyte, Murray, ‘Art Gallery of Ontario dusts off the cobwebs’, on: www.thestar.com, Toronto, Canada, 10 April 2017
Mufti, Setenay, ‘MFA exhibit pays tribute to historic instances of oppression, prejudice worldwide’, on: tuftsdaily.com, Medford MA, 4 April 2017
Thackara, Tess, ‘What We Can Learn from the Brief Period When the Government Employed Artists’, on: www.artsy.com, New York NY, 31 January 2017

2016
Karakashian, Meline, ‘In Search of Arshile Gorky’s Grave’, on: asbarez.com, Los Angeles CA, 31 December 2016
Sarkissian, Nouneh, ‘Arshile Gorky: Fruition Through Complexity’, on: www.kcw.co.uk, London, UK, 27 December 2016
Karakashian, Meline, ‘Karakashian: In Search of Gorky’s Grave’, Watertown MA, armenianweekly.com, 18 November 2016
Jones, Jonathan, ‘How to find solace in dark times: there’s always art to look up to’, on: www.theguardian.com, London, UK, 11 November 2016
Dorment, Richard, ‘Abstract Expressionism: The View from the Top’, on: www.nybooks.com, New York NY, 8 November 2016
Greenberger, Alex, ‘Hauser & Wirth Now Represents the Estate of Arshile Gorky’, on: www.artnews.com, New York NY, 3 October 2016
Cumming, Laura, ‘Abstract Expressionism review – a colossal event’, on: www.theguardian.com, London, UK, 25 September 2016
Vaizey, Marina, ‘Abstract Expressionism, Royal Academy’, on: www.theartsdesk.com, Barnet, UK, 24 September 2016
Hensher, Philip, ‘Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy is a remarkable show, capturing the joy of the first slosh of paint on the canvas’, on: www.dailymail.co.uk, London, UK, 24 September 2016
Wullschlager, Jackie, ‘Jackie Wullschlager on Abstract Expressionism at the RA’, on: www.ft.com, London, UK, 23 September 2016
Searle, Adrian, ‘Abstract Expressionism review – crammed in a room with the big men of US art’, on: www.theguardian.com, London, UK, 20 September 2016
Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, ‘Abstract expressionism, an outpouring of emotions’, on: www.thetimes.co.uk, London, UK, 17 September 2016
Micchelli, Thomas, ‘The Enabler’, on: hyperallergic.com, New York NY, 13 August 2016
Marotta, Maria de Falco, ‘Oh, Armenia! – Arshile Gorky’, on: www.gazzettadisondrio.it, Sondrio, Italy, 27 June 2016
Taylor, Lindsey, ‘A Flower Arrangement Inspired by Arshile Gorky’, on: www.wsj.com, New York NY, 24 June 2016
Schjeldahl, Peter, ‘This Is America’, on: www.newyorker.com, New York NY, 20 June 2016
‘Arshile Gorky: Turn in the Road’, on: brooklynrail.org, Brooklyn NY, 3 June 2016
Avakian, Florence, ‘Arshile Gorky’s Armenian Identity Explored’, on: massispost.com, Yerevan, Armenia, 23 March 2016

2015
Kennedy, Randy, ‘Take a Labor Day Tour of Blue-Collar Art’, on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 3 September 2015
Melkonian, Neery, ‘Undoing Denials at the Venice Biennale’s Armenian Pavilion’, on: hyperallergic.com, New York NY, 25 August 2015
‘Flight 1 And The Curse Of Arshile Gorky’, on: www.artlyst.com, London, UK, 26 April 2015
Schjeldahl, Peter, ‘Left Turns’, on: www.newyorker.com, New York NY, 26 January 2015

2014
HV, ‘Best of 2014: Our Top 10 Brooklyn Art Shows’, on: hyperallergic.com, New York NY, 23 December 2014
Knight, Christopher, ‘Three art shows in San Diego recall abstraction’s prominence’, on: www.latimes.com, Los Angeles CA, 22 December 2014
Toumani, Melane, ‘With This Madness, What Art Could There Be?’, on: www.thenation.com, New York NY, 21 October 2014
‘New York Gallery Beat: Summer Drawing Shows’, on: news.artnet.com, New York NY, 28 June 2014
‘106th birth anniversary of famed expressionist Arshile Gorky’, on: www.panarmenian.net, New York NY, 15 April 2014

2013
Sandler, Irving, ‘Arshile Gorky, “An Artist of the Earth”’, on: brooklynrail.org, Brooklyn NY, 15 July 2013

2012
Apigian-Kessel, Betty, ‘The Man From Vosburagan: Vosdanig Manoug Adoian – Arshile Gorky’, on: armenianweekly.com, Watertown MA, 1 August 2012
Linden, Sheri, ‘Without Gorky: LAFF Review’, on: www.hollywoodreporter.com, Los Angeles CA, 28 June 2012
Melikian, Souren, ‘Disconnect in the Art Market’, on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 11 May 2012
Schwendener, Martha, ‘Debunking a Myth of Solitary American Artists’, on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 17 February 2012
Rosenberg, Karen, ‘The Modernist Musketeers Are Reunited’, on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 2 February 2012

2011
Litt, Steven, ‘Cleveland Museum of Art has Arshile Gorky’s ‘The Plough and the Song’ on loan’, on: www.cleveland.com, Cleveland OH, 9 January 2011

2010
Ferrari, Antonio, ‘Arshile Gorky, when double identity is a condemnation’, on: www.corriere.it, Rome, Italy, 15 November 2010 ‘Arshile Gorky: Abstractions of Three Women, Duo Piano and Vocal Performance’, on: asbarez.com, Los Angeles CA, 23 July 2010
Chang, Richard, ‘Big Art Shows in L.A. and San Francisco’, on: www.ocregister.com, Anaheim CA, 7 July 2010
Murachanian, Jean, ‘The Forging of an Artistic Identity: A Gorky Retrospective’, on: asbarez.com, Los Angeles CA, 2 July 2010
Knight, Christopher, ‘Art review: ‘Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective’ @ MOCA’, on: latimesblog.latimes.com, Los Angeles CA, 7 June 2010
Bellet, Harry, ‘Arshile Gorky, une vie de roman, cinq années de peinture’, on: www.lemonde.fr, Paris, France, 5 April 2010
Brewer, Kirstie, ‘Sublime art transcends life of tortured genius Arshile Gorky in moving Retrospective at Tate Modern’, on: www.culture24.org.uk, London, UK, 31 March 2010
Wullschlager, Jackie, ‘Arshile Gorky at Tate Modern’, on: www.ft.com, London, UK, 12 February 2010 ‘A Gawk at Gorky’, on: www.theguardian.com, London, UK, 10 February 2010
Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, ‘An Old World Newly Minted’, on: www.thetimes.co.uk, London, UK, 9 February 2010
Sooke, Alastair, ‘Arshile Gorky: The Camouflaged Man’, on: www.telegraph.co.uk, London, UK, 8 February 2010
Bankes, Ariane, ‘If He Couldn’t Paint, He Couldn’t Live’, on: www.thespectator.co.uk, London, UK, 3 February 2010
Binkowski, Kraig, ‘Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective’, in: Library Journal Reviews, New York NY, 15 January 2010

2009
Dabrowski, Colin, ‘Albright-Knox puts its stamp on a new Postal Service series’, The Buffalo News, 29 December 2009
Voves, Ed, ‘Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’, on: calitreview.com, Carlsbad CA, 9 November 2009
Budick, Ariella, ‘Arshile Gorky, Philadelphia Museum of Art’, in: The Financial Times, London, UK, 2 November 2009
Cotter, Holland, ‘From Mimic to Master of Invention’, on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 22 October 2009
Johnson, Ken, ‘A Post-Impressionist and His American Imitators’, on: www.nytimes.com, New York NY, 8 October 2009
Smee, Sebastian, ‘Whistler Takes a Boarder’, on: archive.boston.com, Boston MA, 26 September 2009
‘Exhibition: Arshile Gorky’, in: Time, New York NY, 21 September 2009
Fagan, Sarah E., ‘Strange, Quick and Beautiful: A Look at the Grand Unveiling of the
Mina Boehm Metzger Collection Drawings and Paintings by Arshile Gorky’, in: Artscope Magazine, Quincy MA, September/October 2009

2008
Avakian, Florence, ‘As Arshile Gorky’s Prestige Grows, His Armenian Experience
Must Not Be Forgotten’, in: The Armenian Reporter, New York NY, 5 July 2008

2004
Anfam, David, ‘Arshile Gorky: New York and Houston,’ in: The Burlington Magazine, London, UK, March 2004, pp. 205-206

2000
Bonetti, David, ‘Journey to the New’, in: San Francisco Examiner Magazine, San Francisco CA, 10 September 2000

1996
Balakian, Peter, ‘Arshile Gorky and the Armenian Genocide’, in: Art in America, New York NY, February 1996

1993
Daix, Pierre, ‘L’emancipation d’Arshile Gorky’, in: Le Quotidien de Paris, Paris, France, 3 June 1993
Dagen, Philippe, ‘La figure et son effacement: Quarante dessins de Gorky, pour
comprendre la formation de l’expressionisme abstrait’, in: Le Monde, Paris, France, 2 June 1993
Fitzhugh, William, ‘Art on Show in June’, in: Where Paris, Paris, France, June 1993
Cena, Olivier, ‘Papiers d’Armenia’, in: Telerama, Paris, France, 19 May 1993

1990
Burr, James, ‘Fighting on the Frontiers of Perception’, in: Apollo, May 1990

1983
Donnel-Kotrozo, Carol, Harry Rand, ‘Arshile Gorky: The Implications of Symbols’, in:
Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, New York NY, June 1983
Albright, Thomas, ‘Double Bill’ of Expatriate Artists’, in: San Francisco Chronicle, 12 February 1983
1981
Brach, Paul, ‘Gorky’s Secret Garden’, Art in America, October 1981
Fitzgerald, Michael, ‘Arshile Gorky’, in: Arts Magazine, New York NY, June 1981
‘Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective’, in: Drawing, March/April 1981

1976
Bourdon, David, ‘Gorky Translated through Tragedy’, in: The Village Voice, New York NY, 1 March 1976
Buettner, Stewart, ‘Arshile Gorky and the Abstract Surreal’, in: Arts Magazine, New York NY, March 1976
Davis, Gene, ‘Gorky Taught Me That: A Remembrance of Arshile Gorky’, in: Art
Magazine, New York NY, March 1976

1974
Bordeaux, Jean-Luc, ‘Arshile Gorky: His Formative Period (1925-1937)’, in: American Art Review, New York NY, May/June 1974

1970
Fuller, John, ‘An Un-Victorian Photograph of the 1860’s’, in: Art Journal, New York NY, Spring 1970

1969
Finklestein, Louis, ‘Becoming is Meaning: Gorky as a Draftsman’, in: ARTnews, New York NY, December 1969

1966
Dorra, Henri, ‘Surrealist Exhibition at Santa Barbara Campus of the University of
California’, in: Art Journal, New York NY, Spring 1966

1963
Alloway, Lawrence, ‘Gorky’, in: Artforum, March 1963

1962 ‘College in Israel Will Benefit From Sale of 200 Art Works’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 12 November 1962
‘4 From U.S. Chosen for Venice Art Show’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 18 April 1962
‘Disasters: Tragedy in Jamaica Bay’, in: Time, New York NY, 9 March 1962
‘Drawings by Gorky Destroyed in Crash’, in: The New York Times, 2 March 1962

1961
‘Exhibition of Works of Art by Noted American Artists: Marussia Burliuk
Collection’, in: Color and Rhyme, 1961

1960
Barili, Renato, ‘Nota su Arshile Gorky’, in: Notizaiario, La Medusa Studio d’Arte
Contemporania, Rome, Italy, December 1960
Ashton, Dore, ‘Art: 9 Abstract Leaders’, in: The New York Times, 5 April 1960

1959
Ashton, Dore, ‘Art: Show of American Drawings’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 17 November 1959
‘2 Museums List Art Exhibitions’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 27 September 1959
Ashton, Dore, ‘Moderns in Baltimore’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 26 July 1959
Devree, Howard, ‘The New Vision’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 31 May 1959
Devree, Howard, ‘Art: Travelers Return’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 28 May 1959

1958
Cross, Miriam Dungan, ‘Art: New York Painters’ Show in S.F. Brings Mixed Reactions’, in: Oakland Tribune, Oakland CA, 20 July 1958
Ashton, Dore, ‘From Orient to West’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 22 June 1958
Barlow, Jarvis, ‘Paintings by Arshile Gorky at Art Museum’, in: Independent Star-News, Pasadena CA, 12 January 1958

1957
Devree, Howard, ‘Diverse Moderns–Gorky in Retrospect–Others’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 8 December 1957
Devree, Howard, ‘In Veins of Today’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 17 March 1957
Devree, Howard, ‘Acquisitions From North and South of Border on View at Modern
Museum’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 13 March 1957

1956
Devree, Howard, ‘Americans Today: Young Artists Who Worked Abroad – Seven
Controversial Pioneers’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 30 September 1956

1955
Devree, Howard, ‘Of East and West’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 2 October 1955

1954
‘From the Reviews’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 18 April 1954

1953
‘Abstracts on View at Museum’, in: The Post Standard, Syracuse NY, 25 October 1953
Devree, Howard, ‘Season’s Heralds: The Whitney Reopens and the Galleries Present a Variety of Attractions’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 20 September 1953
‘Art of U.S. is shown at Museum in Paris’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 25 April 1953
‘Americans in India Show’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 15 February 1953

1952
‘Exhibition of Work of Art by Noted American Artists: From Collection of
Marussia Burliuk’, Color and Rhyme, New York NY, 1952

1951
Davis, Stuart, ‘Arshile Gorky in the 1930s: A Personal Recollection by Stuart Davis’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 13 March 1951
Devree, Howard, ‘In a Wide Range’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 18 February 1951
Devree, Howard, ‘Whitney to Offer Arshile Gorky Art’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 4 January 1951

1950
Barr, Alfred H. Jr., ‘Gorky, de Kooning, Pollock, in “Seven Americans Open Venice”’,
ARTnews, Summer 1950
Devree, Howard, ‘By Contemporaries: Recently Acquired by Museum of Modern Art’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 2 April 1950
Devree, Howard, ‘Double Exhibition in Modern Museum’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 29 March 1950

1949
‘Art Show and Sale to Aid Relief Agency’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 1 March 1949
Balamuth, Lewis, ‘I Met A. Gorky (1938)’, in: Color and Rhyme, New York NY, 1949
Burliuk, Mary, ‘Arshile Gorky’, in: Color and Rhyme, New York NY, 1949

1948
Cowley, Malcolm, ‘Arshile Gorky – A Note from a Friend’, in: The New York Herald Tribune, New York NY, 5 September 1948
‘Arshile Gorky’, in: ARTnews, New York NY, September 1948
‘Artist’s Death Said Suicide’, in: The Billings Gazette, Billings MT, 22 July 1948

1947
Devree, Howard, ‘Annual Art Show Open at Whitney’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 6 December 1947

1944
‘Contemporary Painters’, in: The Oakland Tribune, Oakland CA, 23 July 1944

1942
‘A Department Store Show’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 6 January 1942

1940
Devree, Howard, ‘Art Notes’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 3 November 1940
Devree, Howard, ‘A Reviewer’s Notebook’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 26 May 1940

1937
Devree, Howard, ‘A Reviewer’s Notebook: In the Galleries’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 19 December 1937
‘American Artists Display Canvases’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 11 November 1937
‘Among the New Group Exhibitions’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 27 June 1937

1936
‘Events Here and There’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 13 December 1936
E.G., ‘Paintings by Anna Walinska’, in: The New York World-Telegram, New York NY, 6 June 1936
Devree, Howard, ‘Ushered in With June—First Exhibition by Index of American
Design—New Group and One-Man Shows’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 31 May 1936
Burrows, Carlyle, ‘A Group Show’, in: The New York Herald Tribune, New York NY, 31 May 1936
Devree, Howard, ‘A Round of Galleries, ‘ in: The New York Times, New York NY, 22 March 1936
‘Arshile Gorky Exhibits’, in: Art Digest, New York NY, 1 January 1936
‘Calendar of Current Exhibitions’, in: Parnassus, New York NY, January 1936

1935
Burrows, Carlyle, ‘Abstract Drawings’, in: The New York Herald Tribune, New York NY, 22 December 1935
Devree, Howard, ‘A Reviewer’s Notebook’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 22 December 1935
‘Events on Many Fronts’, in: The New York Times, 22 December 1935
‘Art Lecture’, in: The New York Times, 21 December 1935
‘Frick Art Opens to Public Today’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 16 December 1935
‘Calendar of Current Exhibitions’, in: Parnassus, New York NY, October 1935
‘Academy Show of Water Colors’, in: The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia PA, 29 September 1935
Devree, Howard, ‘Briefs on a Potpourri of Current Exhibitions’, in: The New York Times, New York NY, 5 January 1935

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