Mark Rothko, No. 3/No. 13


If you’re not in tears, you may not understand this painting—at least according to the artist.

Mark Rothko, No. 3/No. 13, 1949, oil on canvas (The Museum of Modern Art, New York). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker


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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Mark Rothko, No. 3/No. 13," in Smarthistory, November 25, 2015, accessed March 3, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/mark-rothko-no-3no-13/.