2016年12月17日 星期六

Mark Rothko (1903–1970) | The Dark Final Years;No. 13 (White, Red on Yellow)

Paintings from the period when Rothko abandoned the yellows, bright reds, and oranges of his early-fifties masterworks in favor of blacks, burgundy, deep green.
The Pace gallery shows the Abstract Expressionist’s late work, in which he abandoned high-keyed colors.
NEWYORKER.COM

Mark Rothko was born on this day in 1903. Works like "No. 13 (White, Red, on Yellow)" epitomized what he said was "the simple expression of the complex thought."


Abstract Expressionism, the style of painting that achieved prominence in the 1950s, encompasses two very different sensibilities.
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