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Theriault, Kim S
Rethinking Arshile Gorky / Kim S. Theriault
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 Armenian Research Center  ND237.G613 T48 2009    CALL 593-5181
Subject Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Painting, Abstract -- United States
Painting, American -- 20th century
Physical Description xix, 243 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
The Armenian Research Center's copy is signed by the author
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Genocide, displacement, and identity -- Constructions of gender, self, and other -- Language, translation, and diaspora -- Exile, abstraction, and nonobjectivity -- Difference, likeness, and synthesis -- Conflation, re-membering, and indeterminacy -- Primitivism, the feminine, and orientalization -- Enigma, erasure, and Arshile Gorky's afterlife
Summary A reexamination of the art of Arshile Gorky (1904-1948), and an exploration of his role in the development of modern abstraction in America
Series Armenian Research Center collection

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