Black, Red and Black

By Mark Rothko SKU:201129

Mark Rothko's "Black, Red and Black," painted in 1968, is a profoundly special artwork. This abstract expressionist masterpiece features a mesmerizing interplay of black and red color fields that exude an intense emotional depth. Rothko's deliberate use of color and form creates a powerful and contemplative experience for the viewer. The painting's simplicity and the juxtaposition of these emotive hues draw the observer into a meditative space, evoking a wide range of emotions. "Black, Red and Black" is special because it exemplifies Rothko's ability to communicate complex emotions through minimalist means, leaving a lasting impression on anyone who experiences its captivating and emotive presence.

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Title: Mark Rothko’s Black, Red and Black – A 1968 Masterpiece of Emotional Intensity

Year Painted: 1968

Mark Rothko’s “”Black, Red and Black,”” painted in 1968, holds a significant place as an exceptional artwork in the realm of abstract expressionism. This masterpiece showcases Rothko’s unparalleled ability to communicate profound emotions through the interplay of color and form.

Measuring approximately 7 feet in height and 5 feet in width, “”Black, Red and Black”” commands attention with its imposing size and bold composition. The canvas features a mesmerizing arrangement of black and red color fields that exude an intense emotional depth.

Rothko’s deliberate use of color creates a powerful and contemplative experience for the viewer. The deep black and vibrant red color fields seem to pulsate with energy, drawing the observer into a meditative space. The juxtaposition of these emotive hues adds complexity and visual tension to the painting, inviting the viewer to explore the depths of their emotions.

The absence of recognizable forms in “”Black, Red and Black”” allows for a more personal and introspective encounter with the artwork. Rothko believed that art should communicate universal human emotions, transcending language and cultural barriers. This painting stands as a testament to this belief, as it continues to resonate deeply with people from diverse backgrounds, evoking a range of emotional responses.

The simplicity of the composition belies the profound impact it has on the observer. The painting’s minimalist approach allows viewers to connect with the artwork on a deeply emotional level, evoking feelings of contemplation, introspection, and even spiritual reflection.

“”Black, Red and Black”” is special because it exemplifies Rothko’s ability to communicate complex emotions through minimalist means. The painting’s emotive power lies in its ability to stir emotions and create a sense of transcendence in the viewer.

Over the years, “”Black, Red and Black”” has been exhibited in prestigious galleries and exhibitions, earning admiration and acclaim from art enthusiasts, scholars, and critics alike. Its enduring allure lies in its timeless ability to evoke introspection and contemplation, making it a very special and revered piece in the world of abstract expressionism.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”Black, Red and Black,”” painted in 1968, is a masterpiece of emotional intensity. Its powerful use of color and form creates an immersive experience that resonates deeply with the viewer. This exceptional painting stands as a testament to Rothko’s artistic brilliance and enduring legacy, solidifying its place as a cherished and iconic artwork in the world of art.

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Original size:
50 x 68 cm (width x height)
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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