Mark Rothko, ‘Untitled’, 1965, Mixed Media, Mixed media on coloured card, mounted on SCHOELLER TURM (blind stamp), Van Ham
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Mark Rothko

Untitled, 1965

Mixed media on coloured card, mounted on SCHOELLER TURM (blind stamp)
15 1/5 × 11 4/5 in
38.5 × 30 cm
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38.5 x 30cm

Signed and dated on the bottom of the card: Mark Rothko 3.5.65. Here additionally with …

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Mark Rothko
American, 1903–1970
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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 surreal biomorphic ones in his early works to the dark squares and rectangles in later years, are intended to evoke the metaphysical through viewers’ communion with the canvas in a controlled setting. “I'm not an abstractionist,” he once said. “I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.” His “Rothko Chapel Paintings” (1964-1967), 14 wall-sized monochromatic black paintings installed in a non-denominational church in Houston, Texas, represent the realization of Rothko’s desire that his work be viewed in close quarters.

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Signed and dated on the bottom of the card: Mark Rothko 3.5.65. Here additionally with dedication to Nana and Eddy Novarro. Framed.

The small drawing by Mark Rothko presented here comes from the estate of the photographer Eddy Novarro (1925-2003). Eddy Novarro (actually Vasile Novaru) is known for his …

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Mark Rothko
American, 1903–1970
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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 surreal biomorphic ones in his early works to the dark squares and rectangles in later years, are intended to evoke the metaphysical through viewers’ communion with the canvas in a controlled setting. “I'm not an abstractionist,” he once said. “I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.” His “Rothko Chapel Paintings” (1964-1967), 14 wall-sized monochromatic black paintings installed in a non-denominational church in Houston, Texas, represent the realization of Rothko’s desire that his work be viewed in close quarters.

Mark Rothko

Untitled, 1965

Mixed media on coloured card, mounted on SCHOELLER TURM (blind stamp)
15 1/5 × 11 4/5 in
38.5 × 30 cm
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