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For all friends in Venice catch Arshile Gorkey May 8-22, 2019 Ca' Pesaro-International Gallery of Modern Art, Venice


Arshile Gorky: 1904 - 1948

8 May - 22 September 2019
Press Release

Arshile Gorky: 1904 - 1948

8 May - 22 September 2019
PRESS PREVIEW: Wednesday 8 May 2019 at 12PM

Ca' Pesaro - International Gallery of Modern Art
Santa Croce 2076
30135 Venice ITALY


Opening 8 May 2019, Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia presents the first retrospective survey of the American artist Arshile Gorky in Italy, entitled ‘Arshile Gorky: 1904 – 1948’, at Ca’ Pesaro 
- International Gallery of Modern Art. Bringing together over 80 works, this major exhibition explores the full breadth of Gorky’s oeuvre. From his interrogation of modernist masters in the 1920s, to his late paintings of the 1940s, Gorky’s singular vision was present throughout, defininghim as one of the pivotal figures of 20th century American Art, alongside Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko.
On view through 22 September 2019, ‘Arshile Gorky: 1904 – 1948’ is curated by Gabriella Belli, a celebrated art historian and Director of the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, and Edith Devaney, curator at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, where she recently collaborated on the lauded exhibition ‘Abstract Expressionism’.
Santa Croce 2076
30135 Venice ITALY


Opening 8 May 2019, Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia presents the first retrospective survey of the American artist Arshile Gorky in Italy, entitled ‘Arshile Gorky: 1904 – 1948’, at Ca’ Pesaro 
- International Gallery of Modern Art. Bringing together over 80 works, this major exhibition explores the full breadth of Gorky’s oeuvre. From his interrogation of modernist masters in the 1920s, to his late paintings of the 1940s, Gorky’s singular vision was present throughout, defininghim as one of the pivotal figures of 20th century American Art, alongside Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko.
On view through 22 September 2019, ‘Arshile Gorky: 1904 – 1948’ is curated by Gabriella Belli, a celebrated art historian and Director of the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, and Edith Devaney, curator at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, where she recently collaborated on the lauded exhibition ‘Abstract Expressionism’.
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