Mark Rothko
American, 1903-1970
29,400 followers
Mark Rothko
American, 1903-1970
29,400 followers
High auction record
$87m, Christie's, 2012
High auction record
$87m, Christie's, 2012
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
WOW! The Heidi Horten Collection,
Leopold Museum
2017
Abstract Expressionism,
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
2016
Mark Rothko: Dark Palette,
Pace Gallery

Mark Rothko’s search to express profound emotion through painting culminated in his now-signature …

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Mark Rothko’s search to express profound emotion through painting culminated in his now-signature compositions of richly colored squares filling large canvases, evoking what he referred to as “the sublime.” One of the pioneers of Color Field Painting, Rothko’s abstract arrangements of shapes, ranging from the slightly …

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