Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Arshile Gorky


Today’s Featured Artist at the e.Gallery is a 20th Century artist of the Abstract Expressionist movement, Arshile Gorky [American, 1904-1948] Link: http://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Gorky_Arshile

, born, 1904, Turkish Armenia; died, 1948, Connecticut,
was born Vosdanik Adoian in the village of Khorkom, province of
Van, Armenia, on April 15, 1904. The Adoians became refugees from
the Turkish invasion; Gorky himself left Van in 1915 and arrived in
the United States about March 1, 1920. He stayed with relatives in
Watertown, Massachusetts, and with his father, who had settled in
Providence, Rhode Island. By 1922 he lived in Watertown and taught
at the New School of Design in Boston. In 1925 he moved to New York
and changed his name to Arshile Gorky. He entered the Grand Central
School of Art in New York as a student but soon became an
instructor of drawing; from 1926 to 1931 he was a member of the
faculty. Throughout the 1920s Gorky’s painting was influenced by
Georges Braque,
Paul Cézanne,
and, above all,
Pablo Picasso.

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The Liver is the Cock’s Comb

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Garden in Sochi

Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Bill Martin


Today’s Featured Artist at the e.Gallery is a 20th Century artist, Bill Martin [American, 1943-2008] Link: http://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Martin_Bill

Bill Martin, an
internationally renowned artist, will forever be associated with
the “Visionary Art” movement. His paintings explored
the universe and portrayed it in its most spectacular, beautiful
forms. Bill’s intricately-painted images have captured the
imagination of millions of people around the world.

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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Alexandre Hogue


Today’s Featured Artist at the e.Gallery is a 20th Century artist of the American_Regionalist movement, Alexandre Hogue [American, 1898-1994] Link: http://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Hogue_Alexandre

Artist and teacher,
Alexandre Hogue was born in Memphis, Missouri, on February
22, 1898, and grew up in Denton, Texas. After graduating from high
school in Dallas, he attended the Minneapolis College of Art and
Design and later worked as a commercial artist in New York City. In
1925 he returned to Dallas to devote himself to painting and for
several years made annual sketching trips to the Davis Mountains
and Big Bend country of Texas or to Taos, New Mexico, which he
first visited in 1920. His painting Studio Corner, Taos was exhibited
at the National Academy of Design in 1928. The following year he
mounted his first solo exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.

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Procession of the Saint – Santo Domingo

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Desert Glare

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Avalanche by Wind

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Young Girl in Purple