By Mark Rothko SKU:201062

Mark Rothko's "No. 2," painted in 1949, is an exceptionally special artwork that showcases his mastery of abstract expressionism. This captivating painting features large, vibrant rectangles of color, subtly layered to evoke a profound emotional response. The year 1949 marks a pivotal moment in Rothko's career when he began to establish his signature style, employing color to convey deep, raw emotions. "No. 2" stands out for its ability to transcend representation, inviting viewers into a contemplative experience. Its timeless appeal and emotive power make it a revered and cherished masterpiece in the world of abstract art.

54 cm

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Title: “”Mark Rothko’s No. 2: A Profound Abstract Expressionist Gem””
Year Painted: 1949

Mark Rothko’s “”No. 2,”” painted in 1949, is a truly exceptional artwork that exemplifies the artist’s genius in abstract expressionism. This captivating masterpiece features large, vibrant rectangles of color, subtly layered to evoke a deep emotional response. The year 1949 was a pivotal moment in Rothko’s career, where he solidified his signature style and began to explore the emotive power of color.

The significance of “”No. 2″” lies in its ability to transcend traditional representation, inviting viewers into a contemplative experience. Rothko believed that art should evoke genuine emotional responses, and this painting achieves just that. Through the careful orchestration of color and form, Rothko creates a visual language that speaks directly to the soul.

The canvas’s large scale demands the viewer’s attention, enveloping them in an immersive experience. The blocks of color seem to vibrate and interact, drawing the spectator into a profound and introspective journey.

“”Mark Rothko – No. 2″” is a popular search term, as art enthusiasts and scholars seek to understand and appreciate the profound impact of this masterpiece. Its enduring appeal and universal language of emotions continue to captivate contemporary audiences, inspiring a sense of wonder and introspection.

Rothko’s genius lies in his ability to communicate complex emotions through abstract art, transcending the need for representational elements. “”No. 2″” stands as a testament to his mastery, inviting viewers into a spiritual journey that transcends time and cultural boundaries.

Today, “”No. 2″” remains a sought-after piece in major art collections and museums worldwide. Its ability to evoke an emotional response and provoke contemplation secures its place as a very special and revered painting in the annals of art history.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”No. 2,”” painted in 1949, is a profound gem of abstract expressionism. Its powerful use of color and form creates a spiritual and introspective experience, making it an exceptional and timeless example of abstract art. Rothko’s ability to evoke profound emotions through art ensures “”No. 2″” remains a revered and captivating piece, inviting viewers into a transcendent world of emotion and contemplation.

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

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