Yellow, Cherry, Orange

By Mark Rothko SKU:201047

Mark Rothko's "Yellow, Cherry, Orange" is a captivating abstract painting created in 1947. Known for his color-field technique, Rothko masterfully blends warm hues, evoking emotions and contemplation. This masterpiece is special because it epitomizes Rothko's desire to evoke a profound connection with the viewer, transcending traditional representation. Through its vibrant colors and lack of defined shapes, the artwork invites introspection and emotional response, allowing each observer to interpret its meaning personally. Its timeless beauty lies in its ability to evoke a range of emotions and create a unique, intimate experience for every individual.

54 cm

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Total € 250

Title: “”Mark Rothko’s Radiant Symphony: Yellow, Cherry, Orange””

Year Painted: 1947

Mark Rothko’s masterpiece “”Yellow, Cherry, Orange,”” painted in 1947, stands as an exquisite exemplar of his signature color-field technique. The vibrant fusion of yellow, cherry, and orange hues breathes life into the canvas, creating an enchanting symphony of colors that captivates the beholder’s soul.

Rothko, an influential abstract expressionist, sought to convey raw emotions and transcendental experiences through his art. In “”Yellow, Cherry, Orange,”” he achieves this by eliminating concrete forms and relying solely on the power of color to communicate with the viewer. The painting’s seemingly simplistic appearance belies its complexity, drawing the observer into a contemplative state.

The use of warm and radiant shades in “”Yellow, Cherry, Orange”” is deliberate and purposeful. Rothko believed that colors held the potential to evoke profound emotional responses. The hues he chose, with their inherent intensity and energy, resonate deep within the subconscious of the audience, eliciting sensations that defy verbal expression.

This painting’s uniqueness lies in its ability to connect with viewers on an intimate level, transcending cultural, linguistic, and temporal barriers. Each observer experiences a deeply personal encounter with the artwork, exploring their own emotions, memories, and perceptions. The absence of representational figures allows for a pure and unfiltered emotional response, making “”Yellow, Cherry, Orange”” a universal vessel for human introspection.

Furthermore, Rothko’s careful arrangement of colors suggests a sense of movement and rhythm within the canvas. The shifting tones create a harmonious dance that guides the viewer’s gaze across the painting, encouraging a meditative immersion into the work’s essence.

Over the years, “”Yellow, Cherry, Orange”” has found its way into prestigious art galleries and private collections worldwide, becoming an icon of 20th-century art. Its cultural significance and timeless appeal make it a revered treasure in the art community and beyond.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”Yellow, Cherry, Orange,”” painted in 1947, is an extraordinary testament to the power of color and emotional expression in abstract art. Its radiant symphony of warm hues resonates deeply with viewers, inviting them on an introspective journey beyond the constraints of language and conventional representation. A true masterpiece, this painting continues to inspire and awe, solidifying Rothko’s place as a visionary 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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