By Mark Rothko SKU:201060

Mark Rothko's "No. 5/No. 22," painted in 1950, is an exceptionally special artwork. This abstract expressionist masterpiece features two large, luminous rectangles in vibrant hues, creating a profound visual experience. The year 1950 marks a pivotal period in Rothko's career when he perfected his signature style of color-field painting. "No. 5/No. 22" stands out for its ability to evoke deep emotions and contemplation. The harmonious interaction of colors invites viewers to immerse themselves in a spiritual journey, making this painting a timeless and revered testament to Rothko's mastery of conveying profound emotions through abstract art.

54 cm

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Title: “”Mark Rothko’s No. 5/No. 22: A Timeless Masterpiece of Abstract Expressionism””
Year Painted: 1950

Mark Rothko’s “”No. 5/No. 22,”” painted in 1950, stands as an extraordinary and timeless artwork that exemplifies the artist’s profound impact on the world of abstract expressionism. This masterpiece features two large and luminous rectangles in vibrant hues, meticulously arranged to create a mesmerizing visual symphony.

In 1950, Rothko was at the height of his artistic journey, exploring the power of color and form to evoke emotions beyond the boundaries of representation. “”No. 5/No. 22″” represents a pivotal moment in his career when he perfected his signature style of color-field painting.

The significance of this painting lies in its ability to transcend the tangible and connect with the viewer’s emotions on a deeply spiritual level. Rothko believed that art should evoke a direct emotional response, and “”No. 5/No. 22″” achieves this brilliantly.

The harmonious interplay of colors in “”No. 5/No. 22″” invites spectators to immerse themselves in a contemplative experience. The vibrant hues seem to pulsate and vibrate, creating an immersive visual journey that draws viewers into a meditative state.

The canvas’s sheer size demands the viewer’s attention, enveloping them in its radiant aura. The deliberate arrangement of colors and forms in “”No. 5/No. 22″” conveys a profound sense of depth and emotion, allowing each observer to establish a personal connection with the artwork.

Today, “”Mark Rothko – No. 5/No. 22″” remains an iconic and highly sought-after piece in the art world. Its timeless 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. 5/No. 22″” stands as a testament to his mastery, inviting viewers into a spiritual journey that transcends time and cultural boundaries.

The painting’s profound impact on subsequent generations of artists and its enduring influence on the abstract expressionist movement solidify its place as a very special and revered artwork in the annals of art history.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”No. 5/No. 22,”” painted in 1950, is a masterpiece that continues to resonate with audiences worldwide. Its harmonious use of color and form creates a spiritual and introspective experience, making it an exceptional and timeless example of abstract expressionism. Rothko’s ability to evoke profound emotions through art ensures “”No. 5/No. 22″” remains a revered and captivating piece that invites 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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