Skip to main content

Arshile Gorky

Arshile Gorky
Image courtesy of Wikidata

♂  American, born Armenia. 1904–1948

Arshile Gorky has been in 42 exhibitions at MoMA, between 1930 and 1986.

42 exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR
Artist
46 Painters and Sculptors under 35 Years of Age

11–27 April 1930

Ben Shahn, Pavel Tchelitchew, Peter Blume and Arshile Gorky, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition New Horizons in American Art

14 September to 12 October 1936

Stuart Davis, Dorothy C. Miller, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and James Rosenquist, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Three Centuries of American Art

24 May to 31 July 1938

Edward Steichen, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

Artist
Four American Traveling Exhibitions

3–28 April 1940

Dorothy C. Miller, Arshile Gorky, Morris Graves and Rufino Tamayo, among others, were involved.

Artist
New Acquisitions: American Painting and Sculpture

10 March to 3 May 1941

Alexander Calder, Edward Hopper, William Zorach and Arshile Gorky, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition New Acquisitions and Extended Loans: Cubist and Abstract Art

25 March to 3 May 1942

Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Georges Braque and Juan Gris, among others, were involved.

Artist
New Rugs by American Artists

30 June to 9 August 1942

Stuart Davis, Arshile Gorky, Loren MacIver and E. McKnight Kauffer, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Twentieth Century Portraits

9 December 1942 to 24 January 1943

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

Artist
Recent Acquisitions: The Work of Young Americans

17 June to 25 July 1943

Arshile Gorky, David Smith, Jack Levine and Irene Rice Pereira, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Modern Drawings

16 February to 10 May 1944

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Painting, Sculpture, Prints

24 May to 15 October 1944

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition The Museum Collection of Painting and Sculpture

20 June 1945 to 13 February 1946

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Fourteen Americans

10 September to 8 December 1946

Robert Motherwell, Dorothy C. Miller, Arshile Gorky and Isamu Noguchi, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Drawings in the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art

15 April to 1 June 1947

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition American Paintings from the Museum Collection

23 December 1948 to 13 March 1949

Max Ernst, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

28 March to 7 May 1950

Pablo Picasso, Georges Rouault, Ben Shahn and Giorgio de Chirico, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Three Modern Styles

11 July to 5 September 1950

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Fernand Léger and Georges Braque, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America

23 January to 25 March 1951

Man Ray, Alexander Calder, Robert Motherwell and Lyonel Feininger, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

13 February to 13 May 1951

Vasily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Henry Moore and Dorothy C. Miller, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition XXVth Anniversary Exhibition: Paintings from the Museum Collection

19 October 1954 to 6 February 1955

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Paintings from Private Collections

31 May to 7 September 1955

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Recent American Acquisitions

14 March to 30 April 1957

Max Ernst, László Moholy-Nagy, Robert Motherwell and Stuart Davis, among others, were involved.

Artist
50 Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bareiss

23 April to 18 May 1958

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition The New American Painting as Shown in Eight European Countries 1958–1959

28 May to 8 September 1959

Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Dorothy C. Miller and Willem de Kooning, among others, were involved.

Artist
Fifty Modern Paintings and Sculpture Especially Donated for the Benefit of the 30th Anniversary Fund of The Museum of Modern Art

Started 20 April 1960

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition 100 Drawings from the Museum Collection

11 October 1960 to 2 January 1961

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Arshile Gorky: Paintings, Drawings, Studies

19 December 1962 to 12 February 1963

Arshile Gorky and William C. Seitz were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection

Started 27 May 1964

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection

17 January to 4 March 1968

Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Fernand Léger and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Dada, Surrealism and their Heritage

27 March to 9 June 1968

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Jasper Johns and Max Ernst, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition The New American Painting and Sculpture: The First Generation

18 June to 5 October 1969

Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Arshile Gorky, among others, were involved.

Artist
Preliminary Drawings

23 May to 31 August 1970

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Drawn in America

1 March to 29 May 1972

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Charles Sheeler and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition American Prints: 1913–1963

3 December 1974 to 3 March 1975

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Ben Shahn and Charles Sheeler, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Between World Wars: Drawing in Europe and America

20 August to 14 November 1976

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition The Natural Paradise: Painting in America 1800–1950

29 September to 30 November 1976

John Marin, Edward Hopper, Jackson Pollock and Charles Burchfield, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Abstraction-Création, Art Non-Figuratif

20 September to 4 December 1977

Jean (Hans) Arp, Vasily Kandinsky, Alexander Calder and László Moholy-Nagy, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: Painting and Sculpture

12 September to 26 November 1978

Paul Klee, Robert Rauschenberg, Arshile Gorky and William S. Rubin, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition A Century of Modern Drawing, 1881–1981

1–16 March 1982

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition The Modern Drawing: 100 Works on Paper from The Museum of Modern Art

26 October 1983 to 3 January 1984

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition Selections from the Permanent Collection: Drawings

Started 17 May 1984

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Artist
Photo of the exhibition American Prints: 1900–1960; Recent Acquisitions: Illustrated Books

18 December 1985 to 20 May 1986

Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Alexander Calder and Jim Dine, among others, were involved.