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This Is Your Game

Source: Wikipedia

Describe the painting, you whisper in my ear, without
using the words for colour. This is your game. The way

you stood with me in Figueres looking at Dali, daring me… 119 more words


Rothko in Britain, Whitechapel Gallery, London,1961.

in 1961, Mark Rothkos first solo exhibition was held in Britain for the first time at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. He provided the museum with a clear set of instructions about how to display his work including details about the lighting and hanging height. 394 more words


A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 339: Rothko in 60 Seconds

Abstract art is not everyone’s bag. But the reality is that different forms of abstraction have been crucially important to the evolution of art and, frankly, have influenced many, many motifs we’ve come to accept in contemporary culture. 163 more words

Mark Rothko 1903 – 1970

Mark Rothko was a painter who experimented with the use of scale and colour in his works to connect with the viewer. He refused to be associated with the abstract movement, instead tending to be grouped with those who inspired the Colour Field Painting. 531 more words


"mark rothko"

i could’ve spent hours
in that room, dim,
watching paint
and thinking nothing.

maybe he just liked
painting prisons.


Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko (Markus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970)

Mark Rothko was an  American artist who made paintings which appeared very abstract. 38 more words


Abstract Expressionism Lives!

I found this article over at The Art Story where it mentions that abstract expressionism finished in late 1960s, I would like to think it’s still going strong.  480 more words

Abstract Expressionism And Me