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Vostanik Adoyan, better known as Arshile Gorky (April 15, 1904 - July 21, 1948) was an Armenian/American abstract expressionist painter.

Vostanik was born in Khorkom near Van (Turkey). During the Turkish invasion he left Van in 1915 and arrived in the USA in 1920.

As a survivor of the Armenian Genocide he was used as an indirect role at Atom Egoyan's movie Ararat.

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