Mark Rothkoby Jeffrey Weiss, John Gage, National Gallery of Art Staff, Whitney Museum of American Art Staff, Musee D'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris Staff
With contributions by John Gage, Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, Barbara Novak, Brian O'Doherty, and Mark Rosenthal, This richly illustrated book reproduces in full color more than one hundred of Mark Rothko's paintings, prints, and drawings, including many of the stunningly simple yet enthralling rectangle paintings for which he is famous. The volume provides commentary on various formal aspects of Rothko's work, interviews with contemporary artists who reflect on Rothko's artistic legacy, and a chronology of the Russian-born artist's life (1903-1970).
Author Biography: Jeffrey Weiss is associate curator of twentieth-century art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. He is the author of The Popular Culture of Modern Art: Picasso, Duchamp, and Avant-Gardism, 1909-1917, published by Yale University Press.
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