Michael Leja's Reframing Abstract Expressionism: Subjectivity and Painting in the 1940s (New Haven, 1993), looks at the formation of the abstract expressionist avant-garde in New York beginning in 1944 and Rothko
figures prominently in his examination of this phenomenon, providing evidence for Rothko
's ambition to attain avant-garde status.
The exhibit includes 35 paintings, prints and photographs by artists including John Sloan, Mark Rothko
and Jacob Lawrence.
THE Abstract Expressionist artist was a great friend of Jackson Pollock, and a contemporary of De Kooning and Rothko
The floral, woody and musky fragrance is encased in a rectangular glass bottle with primary colors on the sides, inspired by sculptor Donald Judd and the "rectangular chromatics" of Mark Rothko
From Claude Monet, Pierre Bonnard, and Pablo Picasso through to Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko
, and Piet Mondrian, you can actually watch man separate himself from God by degrees: the colours fade and the canvases become blurrier and blurrier until the hard shapes and bloody splatters of the merciless material world take over.
Through January 15, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection will fill three floors of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art with sculptures, works on paper such as David Hockney's Sprungbrett mit Schatten (a pigmented paper image drawn with a turkey baster), and paintings by the likes of Alberto Giacometti, Susan Rothenberg, Mark Rothko
, and Jackson Pollock.
Spare Time Interests: Cycling--particularly in the forests surrounding his chateau near Rambouillet; and contemporary art, owns works by Picasso, Henry Moore, Rothko
, Rauschenberg, and Jasper Johns, among many others.
He formed relationships with Mark Rothko
, Barnett Newman, and Adolph Gottlieb long before they found success as artists.
Four artists -- Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko
, Philip Guston, and William Baziotes -- suffered recurring bouts of severe depression.
The author traces Abstract Expressionism's beginnings in the 1930s, when Jackson Pollock, Clyfford Still, Mark Rothko
and others moved away from the realism of the regionalists and introduced action-oriented paintings of complex thoughts and reactions to what they saw as an alienated society.
HOUSTON -- Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA), The Foundation for Modern Music and Rothko
Chaple present a program honoring Asian Heritage Month, featuring nationally renowned pianist Adam Tendler performing John Cage's legendary Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano on Friday, May 18, at 7:30 p.
The work, No36 (Black Stripe) by Mark Rothko
, features three rectangles of contrasting colour on a red background.