Green and Tangerine on Red

By Mark Rothko SKU:201080

Mark Rothko's "Green and Tangerine on Red," painted in 1956, is a truly special artwork. The canvas displays two vivid color fields—a lush green contrasting with a vibrant tangerine—set against a red backdrop. Rothko's expert use of color and composition creates a captivating interplay that evokes a sense of harmony and emotional depth. The painting's simplicity invites viewers to immerse themselves in its contemplative aura. Through the skillful arrangement of colors, Rothko communicates on a profound level, leaving a lasting impact. "Green and Tangerine on Red" stands as an iconic piece in the world of abstract expressionism, cherished for its timeless beauty and emotional resonance.

54 cm

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Title: “”Mark Rothko’s Green and Tangerine on Red: A Harmonious Fusion of Colors””

Year Painted: 1956

Mark Rothko’s “”Green and Tangerine on Red,”” painted in 1956, is a mesmerizing artwork that exemplifies the artist’s mastery of color and emotion. This iconic painting features two vibrant color fields—a rich green juxtaposed with a vivid tangerine—against a radiant red background. Rothko’s deliberate arrangement of these contrasting hues creates a visually captivating and emotionally immersive experience for the viewer.

In 1956, Rothko was firmly established as a prominent figure in the abstract expressionist movement. “”Green and Tangerine on Red”” represents the pinnacle of his artistic achievement during this period. He had developed his signature style of large-scale color field painting, which aimed to evoke profound emotional responses and spiritual connections.

What makes “”Green and Tangerine on Red”” particularly special is its ability to communicate on a universal level. Rothko believed that color had the power to transcend language barriers and cultural differences, reaching the depths of human emotions. The lush green in the painting symbolizes growth, renewal, and nature’s vitality, while the vibrant tangerine exudes energy and enthusiasm. Set against the intense red background, these colors interact to create a harmonious and balanced composition that draws the viewer in.

The painting’s simplicity is deceptive, as it invites the viewer to delve into a contemplative and introspective experience. Rothko’s expert use of color and form encourages the viewer to immerse themselves in the emotional landscape of the artwork, forging a personal connection with its ethereal beauty.

“”Green and Tangerine on Red”” has earned its place as one of Rothko’s most celebrated and sought-after works. Its timeless appeal and emotional depth have solidified its status as an enduring masterpiece in the world of modern art. The painting’s inclusion in prestigious art collections and exhibitions further cements its legacy as an iconic piece.

Moreover, “”Green and Tangerine on Red”” continues to inspire and captivate art enthusiasts, collectors, and scholars alike. Its profound impact on the art world is a testament to Rothko’s artistic brilliance and his ability to convey deep emotions through the language of color.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”Green and Tangerine on Red,”” painted in 1956, is a harmonious fusion of colors that evokes a sense of emotional depth and contemplation. Through the skillful arrangement of contrasting hues, the painting invites viewers to embark on a personal and introspective journey. “”Green and Tangerine on Red”” remains an iconic and cherished artwork, serving as a timeless testament to Rothko’s enduring legacy in the realm of abstract expressionism.

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

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