ART 234 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: The French Line, Fathom, Grace Hartigan

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14 Dec 2016
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Once the nazi"s take paris, and western europe falls, the intellectuals and artists ea. By 1941 america and particularly new york becomes the home of modern art. Artist began to come together and get large studio spaces near each other. Mother was a priestess and took him to see the armenian medieval art. Father moved to american when he was 8. 1915 after wwi the armenian genocide began and gorky and his family ed during which his mother died of starvation, the children made their way to western europe and were nally reunited with their father in providence. Began looking like old masters then went through a cezane period and then picasso and then discovered his own work. Suggests organic things (animals or internal organs) Objects aren"t identi able giving it a sense of drama. Picks up freedom of imagination including his childhood in armenia from surrealism. Based on imagination near his home/ child hood in.

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