In so called Colour Field Painting, colour expresses nothing but itself and the artist's signature in the form of the brush stroke is avoided. The diffuse contours of Rothko's planes of colour make them appear to float and glow. There are only two Rothko's part of Dutch collections.
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Viewable in Gallery 25
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|Title||Grey, Orange on Maroon, No. 8|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is on view in room 25|
Height 229 cm
Width 258.5 cm
Depth 4.7 cm
|Accession number||2764 (MK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1970|
Een prikkelcollectie (2000)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
|Geographical origin||The United States of America > North America > America|
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All about the artist
Dwinsk 1903 - New York 1970
Mark Rothko was born in Russia, but as a child emigrated to America in 1913. Rothko briefly followed a number of art courses, but as artist was largely...Bekijk het volledige profiel