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Slow Swirl at the Edge of the Sea

Slow Swirl at the Edge of the Sea painted by Mark Rothko in 1944

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Rothko Room

I plan on sharing some of my other favorites from the Phillips Collection in a future post. 93 more words


Appreciating Rothko

We’ve all thought it before: “How is this art? Even I could paint that.” In doing so, we  instantly discredit the valor of a work of art based on its level of complexity. 1,309 more words

Hedda Sterne: Against the Abstract Expressionist Tide

On the 4th of August 1910, Romanian-Jewish artist Hedda Sterne was born as Hedwig Lindenberg in Bucharest. Sterne is remembered as the only woman present in the… 784 more words


Newman's revenge: The value of Voice of Fire is scorching hot

You could see it coming, almost from the day the controversy erupted. Two paintings were bought for slightly less than $4 million in public money, and many people were outraged — even members of Parliament decried such a putatively poor investment of taxpayer dollars. 722 more words


Andreas Baier: «Digital Paintings – Volume 3»

Title: Rothko at Guggenheim
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Recently, an art collector introduced the artist to his guests: «You better should not try to analyse whether Andreas Baier‘s digital paintings are driven by the power of modern Romanticism, late Expressionism, the Renaissance, neo-Catholicism or a pop art culture that impressionismly refuses to say bye-bye. 63 more words