Writings on Art

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Yale University Press
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6.32 X 9.3 X 0.72 inches | 1.03 pounds

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About the Author
Mark Rothko was born in Russia and came to the United States with his family in 1913. A major figure in New York's Abstract Expressionist movement, he has been the subject of retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the Guggenheim Museum, and other major museums around the world. Miguel López-Remiro is associate director at the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum.


"Gathering all of the artist's writings held in public collections as well as texts in Rothko's descendants' hands, this book brings to light many of his theoretical stances, practical considerations and personal revelations. . . . This book will change the way Rothko is understood and should be required reading for scholars of his era."--Publishers Weekly

"Thanks to this rewarding book, it becomes possible to appreciate more fully than ever before, what [Rothko] thought his work as a painter and art educator were about. . . . A highly insightful look in to the ideas and beliefs that guided his professional painting career."--Burt Wasserman, Primetime A&E

"Writings on Art brings Rothko's genius into full and more personal light. Comprising some 90 documents--essays, lectures, statements, letters, and interviews from 1934-69--this compilation uncovers a deeply passionate mind seriously grappling with the meaning of art and life."--Lance Esplund, New York Sun

"Writings on Art brings Rothko's genius into full and more personal light."--Lance Esplund, New York Sun