2016 Rothko Wall Calendar


Mark Rothko (1903–1970), a titan among modern painters, said that the subject matter of his paintings was the extremes of human emotion. His extraordinary achievement was the communication of tragedy and elation through forms reduced to starkest simplicity—oftentimes a pair of rectangles. Born Marcus Rothkowitz in a Latvian Jewish community, the artist emigrated to the United States at the age of ten. He established himself as a leader among New York’s artistic avant-garde in the late 1940s, when the devastation of a global war shunted creative impulses into radically new directions.

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ISBN:

9780764970412

Format:

Calendar

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

Stationery

Publisher:

Pomegranate

Published:

01 September 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

National Gallery of Art, Washington