No. 16 (Red, White, and Brown)

By Mark Rothko SKU:201087

Mark Rothko's "No. 16 (Red, White, and Brown)," painted in 1957, is an exceptionally special artwork. This masterpiece features a powerful combination of colors—a vibrant red, serene white, and grounding brown. Rothko's expert use of color and form creates a deeply emotive experience. The painting's simplicity belies its profound impact, drawing viewers into contemplation and introspection. The interplay of hues evokes a range of emotions, from passion to serenity, offering a unique and personal encounter with the artwork. Through its evocative use of color, "No. 16" communicates on a spiritual level, leaving a lasting impression and making it an iconic piece in abstract expressionism.

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Title: “”Mark Rothko’s No. 16 (Red, White, and Brown): A Profound Expression of Emotion””

Year Painted: 1957

Mark Rothko’s “”No. 16 (Red, White, and Brown),”” painted in 1957, is a remarkably special and iconic artwork that exemplifies the artist’s mastery of color and emotion. This masterpiece features a compelling combination of colors—a vibrant red, serene white, and grounding brown—arranged with meticulous precision. Rothko’s deliberate use of color and form creates a deeply emotive experience for the viewer, evoking a sense of depth and contemplation.

During the year 1957, Rothko was firmly established as a leading figure in the abstract expressionist movement. “”No. 16″” is a quintessential representation of his signature style of color field painting, characterized by large, simplified forms that aimed to evoke profound emotional responses and spiritual contemplation.

What makes “”No. 16 (Red, White, and Brown)”” particularly special is its profound ability to communicate on a deeply emotional and spiritual level. Rothko believed that color had the power to transcend language barriers and cultural differences, reaching the essence of human emotions. The juxtaposition of red, white, and brown creates an enigmatic and emotive interplay, drawing the viewer into its captivating aura. The contrasting colors interact in a symphony of emotions, evoking a range of feelings, from passion and intensity to serenity and introspection.

Despite its apparent simplicity, “”No. 16″” is a highly complex and immersive artwork. Rothko’s expert use of color and form invites viewers into a meditative and introspective state, as they find themselves enveloped in the painting’s luminous and enigmatic space. The absence of recognizable objects or figures allows the viewer to focus solely on the interaction of colors and their emotional resonance.

As viewers engage with “”No. 16 (Red, White, and Brown),”” they are encouraged to explore their own emotional landscapes and inner experiences. The painting serves as a powerful conduit, eliciting a wide range of feelings and sensations from different viewers.

“”No. 16 (Red, White, and Brown)”” has rightfully earned its place as one of Rothko’s most celebrated and sought-after works. Its enduring allure and emotional depth have solidified its status as a timeless masterpiece in the world of modern art. The painting’s inclusion in prestigious art collections and exhibitions further cements its legacy as an iconic and cherished artwork.

Moreover, “”No. 16 (Red, White, and Brown)”” continues to captivate and inspire art enthusiasts, collectors, and scholars alike. Its profound impact on the art world is a testament to Rothko’s artistic brilliance and his unparalleled ability to convey powerful emotions through the language of color and form.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”No. 16 (Red, White, and Brown),”” painted in 1957, is a profound expression of emotion that invites viewers into a spiritual and introspective journey. Through the skillful arrangement of rich hues, the painting communicates on a deeply personal and universal level. “”No. 16″” remains an iconic and cherished artwork, serving as a testament to Rothko’s enduring legacy in the realm of abstract expressionism.

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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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