Mark Rothko


5 Artists on the Influence of Mark Rothko

Fifty years ago, the eminent art patrons Dominique and John de Menil inaugurated a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas. The Rothko Chapel quickly became renowned as a spectacular jewel of modern art—a meditative sanctuary filled with 14 site-specific paintings by the titular artist. Mark Rothko. also had a formative role...
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$7.5M Upper East Side townhouse was once home to abstract painter Mark Rothko

Though Mark Rothko is best known for having a studio down on the Bowery, at the end of his life, he lived in a prestigious townhouse on the Upper East Side, where he put a studio on the top floor. Located at 118 East 95th Street, the beautiful four-bedroom home just hit the market for $7,495,000. It has elegant details all throughout, as well as an extra-large, enchanted garden.

How Mark Rothko changed Byron Kim’s life

The Moody’s artist-in-residence talks university art galleries, color theory and ‘Solaris’. Byron Kim saw a Mark Rothko painting in person for the first time at Yale University Art Gallery. It changed his life. At the time, Kim was an undergraduate English major at Yale. Today, he’s an internationally renowned painter,...
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Yale University Art Gallery adds Franz Kline and Mark Rothko pieces to collection

The Yale University Art Gallery received six gifted works by abstract expressionists Franz Kline and Mark Rothko. The gallery’s new additions were acquired through the Friday Foundation which donated the pieces from the private collection of two late Seattle philanthropists Jane Lang Davis and Richard E. Lang, whose family has ties to the university.

Mark Rothko and the Color of Emotion. Thursday, February 18, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

COPAKE – Explore the link between color and emotion through the work of famed abstract artist Mark Rothko with this Zoom workshop on Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m. Hosted by Roeliff Jansen Community Library’s Children’s and Youth Services Associate and professional artist Tia Maggio, this FREE program will reference Rothko’s work to better understand the effect color has on our emotions and how art influences our psychology. The Latvian-American painter, whose work has grown substantially in popularity since his death in 1970, was known for both his murals and color field paintings, and was a key figure in the abstract expressionism movement.