Mark Rothko

1903–1970

Mark Rothko, ‘Red on Maroon’ 1959
Red on Maroon 1959
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Mark Rothko (), born Markus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz (Russian: Ма́ркус Я́ковлевич Ротко́вич, Latvian: Markuss Rotkovičs; September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970), was an American painter of Jewish Litvak descent. Although Rothko himself refused to adhere to any art movement, he is generally identified as an abstract expressionist.

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