No. 13 (White, Red on Yellow)

By Mark Rothko SKU:201095

Mark Rothko's "No. 13 (White, Red on Yellow)," painted in 1958, is an incredibly special artwork. This masterpiece showcases Rothko's unique color field style, featuring large blocks of white and red on a vibrant yellow background. The simplicity of the composition belies its profound impact, drawing the viewer into a contemplative and emotional experience. The interplay of colors creates a sense of depth and intensity, evoking a range of feelings from serenity to passion. "No. 13" exemplifies Rothko's ability to communicate powerful emotions through the language of color, making it a timeless and highly treasured piece in abstract expressionism.

54 cm

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Total € 250

Title: “”Mark Rothko’s No. 13 (White, Red on Yellow): A Vibrant Symphony of Emotions””

Year Painted: 1958

Mark Rothko’s “”No. 13 (White, Red on Yellow),”” painted in 1958, is an exceptionally special artwork that epitomizes the artist’s mastery of color and emotion. This masterpiece is a prime example of Rothko’s unique style of color field painting, featuring large blocks of white and red on a vibrant yellow background.

During the year 1958, Rothko was at the height of his career, exploring the profound interplay of colors to evoke intense emotional responses. “”No. 13″” represents a pivotal moment in his artistic journey, where he perfected his technique of layering colors to create a sense of depth and intensity.

What makes “”No. 13 (White, Red on Yellow)”” particularly special is its remarkable ability to captivate and evoke a myriad of emotions from the viewer. Rothko believed that color could transcend language and reach the core of human emotions. The bold contrast between the white and red against the vibrant yellow backdrop draws the viewer in, enveloping them in a luminous and immersive experience.

The seemingly simple composition of large rectangular forms belies the complexity of the emotional journey “”No. 13″” takes the viewer on. The interplay of colors creates a symphony of emotions, from serenity and contemplation to a sense of intense passion and energy.

The painting’s large size and the absence of recognizable forms or figures allow the viewer to be fully present in the moment, allowing the colors to speak directly to their emotions and inner experiences. The immersive nature of “”No. 13″” invites viewers to explore their own emotional landscapes, leading to a deeply personal encounter with the artwork.

“”No. 13 (White, Red on Yellow)”” holds a timeless allure and remains an iconic and highly treasured piece in the art world. Its inclusion in prestigious art collections and exhibitions around the globe further cements its status as a masterpiece in the realm of abstract expressionism.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”No. 13 (White, Red on Yellow),”” painted in 1958, is a vibrant symphony of emotions that invites viewers into a spiritual and introspective journey. Through the skillful layering of rich hues, the painting communicates on a deeply personal and universal level. “”No. 13″” continues to captivate and resonate with art enthusiasts, reflecting Rothko’s unparalleled ability to elicit profound emotional responses through the language of color and form.

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

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