"My art is not abstract, it lives and breathes." — Mark Rothko

"My art is not abstract, it lives and breathes." — Mark Rothko, Green Over Blue, 1956


On Location With Rick Lee: Looks like a Rothko -- photographer Rick Lee says, "I took this photo in the alley behind my office. It's a spot where some graffiti has been painted over.

fallow store: by Mark Rothko

MarkRothko - His paintings have really got to be seen to be fully appreciated. Seeing them fills me with a special kind of reverie.

Mark Rothko

Rothko - I love watching people looking at art. To me, this guy almost becomes part of the art. Painting by Rothko.

Mark Rothko in his West 53rd Street studio

Mark Rothko in his West Street studio, photograph by Henry Elkan, Smithsonian painting as a religious experience

Mark Rothko

"If you are only moved by color relationships, your are missing the point. I am interested in expressing the big emotions - tragedy, ecstasy, doom." by Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko Light, Earth and Blue, 1954

Mark Rothko - Light, Eart and Blue - 1954 - Artist XXème - Abstract Expressionism

Untitled (1954) / by Mark Rothko

RISD Museum: Mark Rothko American, Untitled, 1954 Oil on canvas x x cm x 56 x 1 inches) Museum purchase in honor of Daniel Robbins