No. 21

By Mark Rothko SKU:201052

Mark Rothko's "No. 21," painted in 1950, is an exceptional artwork. This abstract expressionist masterpiece showcases Rothko's profound ability to evoke raw emotions through his art. The canvas features large, floating rectangular forms in rich and vibrant colors, creating a mesmerizing visual experience. "No. 21" exudes a sense of depth and spirituality, inviting viewers to introspect and connect with their inner selves. Its timeless appeal lies in its capacity to transcend language and resonate with audiences on a deeply emotional level. This painting stands as a remarkable testament to Rothko's artistic genius and enduring impact on the world of modern art.

81 cm

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Total € 295

Title: “”Mark Rothko’s No. 21: A Profound Abstract Masterpiece from 1950″”

Year Painted: 1950

Mark Rothko’s “”No. 21,”” painted in 1950, stands as an exceptional and timeless artwork that continues to captivate audiences worldwide. This abstract expressionist masterpiece exemplifies Rothko’s unparalleled talent in evoking deep emotions through his art.

“”No. 21″” is a testament to Rothko’s unique artistic vision, representing a pivotal moment in his career. The canvas features large, floating rectangular forms in a symphony of rich and vibrant colors. The interplay of these colors creates an immersive and mesmerizing visual experience that draws viewers into a realm of raw emotional intensity.

Rothko believed that art should transcend mere visual representation and evoke a profound emotional and spiritual response from the viewer. “”No. 21″” embodies this philosophy, as it has the power to move and transform those who encounter it. The painting’s simplicity in composition belies its profound depth, allowing each spectator to interpret it through their own emotions and experiences.

The year 1950 marked a crucial period in Rothko’s artistic journey, as he refined his signature style that would come to define his oeuvre. “”No. 21″” captures the culmination of his exploration of abstract expressionism, showcasing his mastery in using color and form to communicate beyond words.

What makes “”No. 21″” an exceptionally special painting is its universal appeal. Rothko’s art transcends cultural boundaries, resonating with viewers from diverse backgrounds and generations. The emotional depth and spiritual essence of the painting invite introspection and contemplation, creating an intimate and personal connection with each observer.

The enduring allure of “”No. 21″” lies in its ability to provoke a timeless dialogue between the artwork and the beholder. As time passes, the painting continues to inspire and influence artists, scholars, and art enthusiasts worldwide. Its impact on the art world remains undiminished, securing its place as one of Rothko’s most celebrated and transformative works.

Today, “”No. 21″” can be found in prestigious art collections and museums, where it stands as a testament to Rothko’s lasting legacy as a groundbreaking artist. Its profound emotional resonance and universal significance make it a cherished and enduring masterpiece, celebrated for its capacity to evoke a deeply personal and spiritual experience in all who encounter it.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”No. 21,”” painted in 1950, is a profound abstract masterpiece that transcends the limitations of language to touch the core of human emotion. Its captivating use of color and form creates an immersive and transformative visual experience, making it an exceptionally special and revered painting in the realm of modern art.

Original size:
100 x 203 cm (width x height)
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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