Art & Design
Arshile Gorky was an ethnically Armenian painter, who had a seminal influence on Abstract Expressionism. He spent most his life as a national of the United States.
April 15, 1904,
July 21, 1948,
Sherman, Connecticut, United States
MoMA The Museum of Modern Art
Abstract painter Arshile Gorky, born today in 1904, was largely self-taught. The title of this painting, "Diary of a Seducer" is a phrase that Gorky took from Soren Kierkegaard, the existential philosopher.
[Arshile Gorky. "Diary of a Seducer." 1945]