Friday, March 31, 2006

Looking into the abyss: Mark Rothko

No reproduction -- print or online -- can really convey the mesmerising qualities of Mark Rothko's late paintings. . .

Hong Kong Museum of Art -- The Art of Mark Rothko: Selections from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC


Hong Kong (31 March - 4 June): Museum of Art

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC: Rothko
Rothko's most famous paintings are profoundly contemplative works, rectangles of vibrant color that seem lit from within and that are full of subtle energy and life, like the sky or the surface of a lake.
Abstract expressionist/color field: Mark Rothko (1903-70)

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