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Arshile Gorky - Hitler Invades Poland September 1 1939 - Crayon and sealing ink on paper


01 Sep 39: Germany invades Poland. For most European countries, this day marks the beginning of World War II. More: #WWII


Hitler invades Poland, 1939. Estilo: Abstract Expressionism. Género: abstract painting Técnica: crayon, ink. Arshile Gorky 1904-1948, fue un pintor armenio naturalizado estadounidense y exponente del arte abstracto.Su trabajo ha evolucionado bajo muy distintas influencias, como las de Cezanne y Picasso entre otros, y luego las del surrealismo y una gran abstracción geométrica de Miró o Kandinsky.


Start of World War II: September 1939-March 1940

The Topeka Daily Capital: Hitler Opens War in Poland Orders Army Meet Force With Force; Starts Offensive Along Polish Border. (Friday, September 1, 1939)


Hitler in Poland by Heinrich Hoffmann -- The Fuhrer and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces discusses flow of the battle with Colonel General List. Wilhelm Keitel and Alfred Jodl can be seen behind Hitler.


The 'Monuments Men' changed history by returning art to the rightful owners. Military personnel, including two unidentified American GIs, admire one of Leonardo da Vinci s masterpieces, Lady with an Ermine, before its return to Cracow, Poland in this 1946 photo. The painting had been stolen by Nazi officers from the Czartoryski Museum in Kracow upon the German invasion in 1939