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Waterfall

Photo credit: Tate

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Gorky was born in Armenia, but was forced to flee Turkish persecution, and in 1920 settled in the USA. His early work was strongly influenced by Pablo Picasso and the European Surrealists. In the summer of 1942, Gorky spent three weeks in Connecticut making drawings from nature. He went on to produce a series of paintings that refer to natural forms. In this painting, amorphous shapes and drips of liquid paint suggest the fluidity of the waterfall.

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Date

1943

Medium

Oil on canvas

Measurements

H 153.7 x W 113 cm

Accession number

T01319

Acquisition method

Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1971

Work type

Painting


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