No. 37/No. 19 (Slate Blue and Brown on Plum)

By Mark Rothko SKU:201099

Mark Rothko's "No. 37/No. 19 (Slate Blue and Brown on Plum)" is an iconic painting created in 1961. This masterpiece showcases Rothko's signature style: two rectangular blocks of colors seemingly floating atop each other. The interplay of the serene slate blue and deep brown hues against the plum background creates a mesmerizing, contemplative effect. Rothko's profound ability to evoke emotions and provoke introspection makes this artwork truly special. Through its simplicity and intensity, "No. 37/No. 19" remains a powerful testament to Rothko's artistic brilliance and his mastery in eliciting a deep connection with viewers.

54 cm

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Title: Mark Rothko’s “”No. 37/No. 19″”: A Masterpiece of Emotional Depth

Year Painted: 1961

Mark Rothko’s “”No. 37/No. 19 (Slate Blue and Brown on Plum)”” is a seminal work of art that holds a profound significance in the realm of abstract expressionism. Painted in 1961, this captivating masterpiece showcases Rothko’s exceptional ability to evoke emotions through a harmonious blend of color, form, and space.

This painting is characterized by two large rectangular blocks of colors, with a serene slate blue hovering over a deep brown, set against a lustrous plum background. The striking contrast between the soft, floating shapes and the rich, dark background draws the viewer’s gaze and invites contemplation.

Rothko’s unique artistic style is known for creating an intimate and introspective experience. He believed that art had the power to communicate the human condition and convey complex emotions without relying on traditional subject matter. In “”No. 37/No. 19,”” Rothko masterfully achieves this by harnessing the emotional impact of color and composition.

The year 1961 was a pivotal time for Rothko, as he was reaching the height of his career and recognition. His works had become increasingly sought after, and he was regarded as one of the leading figures in contemporary art. During this period, he was experimenting with color interactions and exploring the juxtaposition of different hues to create a transcendental experience for the viewer.

The enigmatic title, “”No. 37/No. 19,”” adds an element of ambiguity, allowing viewers to interpret the painting subjectively. Rothko intentionally avoided descriptive titles to encourage a personal and emotional response from each individual observer. This approach aligns with his belief that art should serve as a conduit for the viewers’ emotions, transcending language and rationality.

The allure of “”No. 37/No. 19 (Slate Blue and Brown on Plum)”” lies in its ability to evoke a wide range of emotions, from tranquility and contemplation to a profound sense of wonder and introspection. It draws the viewer into a meditative state, where one can immerse themselves in the depth of the colors and the spatial arrangement.

As a testament to Rothko’s mastery, this painting has garnered widespread acclaim and remains one of the most sought-after pieces in art history. It has been showcased in prestigious museums and galleries around the world, captivating audiences with its timeless beauty and emotional intensity.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”No. 37/No. 19 (Slate Blue and Brown on Plum)”” is a remarkable painting that transcends conventional artistic boundaries. Painted in 1961, this masterpiece showcases Rothko’s genius in manipulating color and form to elicit deep emotional responses from viewers. Its timeless allure and ability to evoke introspection make it an exceptional and highly revered work in the world of abstract expressionism.

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

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