Lavender and Mulberry

By Mark Rothko SKU:201104

Mark Rothko's "Lavender and Mulberry," painted in 1959, is a highly unique and special artwork. The painting features his signature style of color-field abstraction, showcasing two rectangular fields in lavender and mulberry hues. Despite its apparent simplicity, the piece exudes a profound emotional depth, drawing viewers into an introspective experience. Rothko's expert use of color and form creates an immersive ambiance that transcends traditional artistic representation. "Lavender and Mulberry" stands as a testament to Rothko's unparalleled ability to evoke complex emotions through minimalistic expression, solidifying its place as a timeless and extraordinary masterpiece in the world of modern art.

54 cm

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Title: “”Mark Rothko’s Lavender and Mulberry: A Profound Masterpiece of 1959″”

Year Painted: 1959

Mark Rothko’s “”Lavender and Mulberry,”” created in 1959, is an extraordinary and captivating painting that exemplifies the essence of his iconic color-field abstraction.

In this masterpiece, Rothko presents two large, rectangular fields of lavishly blended lavender and mulberry hues. The seemingly simple composition belies the profound emotional depth that lies beneath the surface. Rothko’s use of color is deliberate and carefully crafted, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in an introspective and contemplative experience.

As with much of Rothko’s work, “”Lavender and Mulberry”” transcends traditional artistic representation. Instead of depicting recognizable forms, he seeks to communicate directly with the viewer’s emotions and subconscious. The absence of distinct shapes allows the colors to take center stage, enveloping the audience in an almost meditative ambiance.

The painting’s power lies in its ability to evoke complex emotions through the subtle interplay of color and form. The harmonious fusion of lavender and mulberry creates a sense of serenity and calm, while also hinting at an underlying intensity and passion. Rothko’s deft manipulation of shades and tones immerses the viewer in an emotional journey that is at once personal and universal.

“”Lavender and Mulberry”” is part of a series of Rothko’s mature works, where he perfected his signature style of color-field abstraction. The series is regarded as some of his most accomplished and influential pieces, cementing his status as a pioneering figure in the abstract expressionist movement.

Beyond its artistic merit, the painting has a profound impact on viewers. Many describe a transformative experience when encountering “”Lavender and Mulberry,”” feeling a deep connection to the artwork and a sense of introspection and self-discovery.

As an exceptional representation of Rothko’s artistic genius, “”Lavender and Mulberry”” continues to be highly revered in the art world. Its emotional resonance, masterful use of color, and enduring allure solidify its place as a timeless and extraordinary masterpiece in the history of modern art.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”Lavender and Mulberry,”” painted in 1959, is a profound and captivating artwork that exemplifies the power of color-field abstraction. Through its skillful use of color and form, the painting draws viewers into an introspective experience that resonates on a deeply emotional level. Its status as part of Rothko’s influential series and its ability to evoke complex emotions make “”Lavender and Mulberry”” a timeless and exceptional masterpiece in the world of modern art.

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

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