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Tate Modern Announces “Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective”

LONDON.- Tate Modern will present the first major retrospective of Arshile Gorky (c.1904-1948) to be seen in Europe for twenty years. Celebrating one of the most powerful and poetic American artists of his generation, “Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective” will examine the extraordinary contribution of this seminal figure in Abstract Expressionism. The exhibition will span Gorky’s 25 year career and offer the opportunity to see this complex and moving body of work as a whole. It will include more than 150 paintings and works on paper, many of which have not been shown in public previously. With little formal academic training, Arshile Gorky absorbed European Modernism through both his studies