Rothko





Mark Rothko, No. 16 (Red, Brown, and Black), 1958. Oil on canvas, 8' 10 5/8" x 9' 9 1/4" (The Museum of Modern Art)
Rothko wanted his paintings hung as low as possible, so the viewer could enter the painting.

Mark Rothko (at MoMA)



What happens when a painting is vandalized? See how conservators at Tate leapt into action to save a painting.

Restoring Rothko


Mark Rothko, No. 3/No. 13, 1949, oil on canvas (MoMA) - detail
If you’re not in tears, you may not understand this painting—at least according to the artist.

Mark Rothko, No. 3/No. 13