Tag: 1936

Spilimbergo, Lino Enea (1896-1964) – 1936 The Sculptor

Lino Enea Spilimbergo (born Lino Claro Honorio Enea Spilimbergo) was an Argentine artist and engraver, and he is considered to be one of the country’s most important painters. He was born in Buenos Aires in 1896, the son of Italian immigrants, Antonio Enea Spilimbergo and María Giacoboni, and his full name was Lino Claro Honorio…

Gorky, Arshile (1904-1948) – 1936c. Portrait of Akabi (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC)

Oil on canvas; 30.5 x 22.8 cm. Arshile Gorky, original name Vosdanik Adoian (born April 15, 1904, Khorkom, Van, Turkish Armenia [now in Turkey]—died July 21, 1948, Sherman, Conn., U.S.), American painter, important as the direct link between the European Surrealist painters and the painters of the American Abstract Expressionist movement. Gorky’s early life was…