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Blue & Gray, Mark Rothko - CultureLabel
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Mark Rothko

Blue & Gray

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Limited Edition Lithograph Print



"Blue & Gray" by Mark Rothko

Unsigned Offset Lithograph printed in 2001 from an edition size of 500.

Size of the Offset Lithograph is 39.5 x 27.5 inches.

The condition of this piece has been graded as A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling.

Also available framed - to request this please contact shopping@culturelabel.com

About the Print

Here is some supplemental information about the Offset Lithograph: Exhibition poster by Mark Rothko "Blue & Gray, 1962" published and designed by the Beyeler Fondation in Basel, Switzerland.

About the Artist

American Abstract Expressionist painter, born at Dvinsk in Russia. Emigrated with his family to Portland, Oregon, in 1913. Studied the liberal arts at Yale University 1921-3. Moved in 1925 to New York and studied for a short time at the Art Students League under Max Weber, then began to paint on his own. Taught at Center Academy, Brooklyn, 1929-52. First one-man exhibition at the Portland Art Museum 1933. In the 1930s painted pictures influenced by Milton Avery and Matisse, with simplified compositions and flat areas of colour; co-founder in 1935 with Gottlieb and others of The Ten, a group of Expressionist tendency. In association with Gottlieb, worked in a Surrealist idiom 1942-7, drawing upon the myths of antiquity as Jungian archetypes, and making watercolours and oils with calligraphic, biomorphic imagery related to Ernst and Miró, and horizontal zones of misty colour. Turned to complete abstraction in 1947, with large soft-edged areas of colour, adopting by 1950 a symmetrical presentation. Taught at the California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, with Clyfford Still in the summers of 1947 and 1949; collaborated with Baziotes, Hare, Motherwell and later Newman in running the art school The Subjects of the Artist 1948-9; and also taught in the Art Department at Brooklyn College 1951-4. His later works became more sombre in colour. Died in New York by his own hand.

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