Mark Rothko, ‘Untitled, #15’, (Date unknown), Posters, Offset Lithograph, ArtWise
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Mark Rothko

Untitled, #15, (Date unknown)

Offset Lithograph
62 1/4 × 39 in
158.1 × 99.1 cm
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Brooklyn
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Brooklyn

"Untitled, #15" by Mark Rothko, Unsigned Offset Lithograph. The overall size of the …

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B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age
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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, #15’, (Date unknown), Posters, Offset Lithograph, ArtWise
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"Untitled, #15" by Mark Rothko, Unsigned Offset Lithograph. The overall size of the Offset Lithograph is 62.25 x 39 inches. The condition of this piece has been graded as B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age.

Medium
Condition
B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
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, #15, (Date unknown)

Offset Lithograph
62 1/4 × 39 in
158.1 × 99.1 cm
.
Sold
Location
Brooklyn
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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