Remembering Rothko, Abstract Expressionist?


Marcus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz, better known as Mark Rothko, was discovered dead in his apartment 43 years ago today.

In his lifetime Rothko created massive paintings of abstract yet tangible color fields. Although historically defined as an Abstract Expressionist, the painter resisted categorization and looked instead toward simple, primitive and transcendent understandings of art. In other words, Rothko's paintings featured fuzzy-edged blocks of color that swallowed the viewer whole.

Beloved Color Field Painter Died 43 Years Ago (Huff Post)

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Here you will find the works of one of the most prolific African American artists. Based in Paris, France, this selection includes current masterpieces as well retrospectives from a body of over 30 years as an ethnic artist painting in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe. Your choice of paintings, prints, posters, postcards, puzzles, memorabilia, T-shirts, collectibles, accessories,and more, is only a click away. Read more

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