Mark Rothko


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Noun1.Mark Rothko - United States abstract painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries (1903-1970)
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He looks at works by Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Kazimir Malevich, Marcel Duchamp, Rene Magritte, Edward Hopper, Frida Kahlo, Francis Bacon, Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Yayoi Kusama, Joseph Beuys, Robert Smithson, Anselm Kiefer, Barbara Kruger, Xu Bing, Bill Viola, Louise Bourgeois, Lee Ufan, and Doris Salcedo.
What was it like returning to the London stage this year to reprise your role of American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko in award-winning play Red?
"At $65 million, Zao Wou-Ki joins the ranks of his post-war American contemporaries like de Kooning, Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman," Pascal de Sarthe, a Hong Kong-based dealer who has been selling Zao's works for 35 years, said after the sale.
The conceptual visual vocabularies which used to create her language of paintings of reserved but concurring colors (based on her artistic influences such as Gaugin, Mark Rothko and Agnes Martin) feel free-it feels like a quiet home that only exists in the mind.
She lists Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock as her inspiration.
Mark Rothko: Reflection at MFA Boston, September 24, 2017-September 3, 2018.
It included works by Mark Rothko, Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Francis Bacon, Marcel Duchamp and Edgar Degas, many of which have not been seen outside Tehran for four decades.
"The European public is familiar with Georgia O'Keefe, Edward Hopper and Mark Rothko. Other classics from the American Modern like Arthur Dove, Milton Avery or Richard Diebenkorn are included here to be discovered," she said, adding that this is part of what makes it so attractive.
The story is almost too neat: Mark Rothko states that his paintings are about death, above all, and as he nears the end of his life, cut short in 1970 by his own hand, his palette grows darker and darker.
Academy Award nominated writer John Logan's hit Broadway play Red , which delves into the life of the legendary artist Mark Rothko, will have be staged in Dubai's The Junction in Alserkal Avenue on October 29 at 7pm.
Mark Rothko stated that art is an adventure into an unknown world, which can only be explored by those willing to take the risks.
How on earth can a plain canvas with a blue stripe across the middle by Mark Rothko be worth PS1million let alone PS22m (Mirror, May 13)?