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Mark Rothko

18 January to 12 March 1961

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Mark Rothko
American, born Russia (now Latvia). 1903–1970
28 exhibitions

New York Times Review of the exhibition

PUBLISHED

22 January 1961

IS LESS MORE, AND WHEN FOR WHOM?; Rothko Show Raises Questions About Painters, Critics and Audience

By John CANADAY

MARK ROTHKO, who is the subject of a large exhibition that has just opened at the Museum of Modern Art, is a Russian-born American painter who for the last ten years has devoted his energy to painting hazy-edged rectangles of color that float in space of another color, in the manner of the illustration below.

New York Times • page X17 • 1,032 words