Mark Rothko prints are examples of contemporary American art at it's very best. Rothkoprints.org brings you the very best paintings and prints from this great modern artist and discusses the life and career of Mark Rothko in full. Further down this page are list of the best Rothko prints available, plus also other artists that may also be of interest to you and are roughly related to Mark Rothko.
Mark Rothko is one of several exceptional artists who have travelled from the former Russian empire to America to settle and concentrate on expanding on their artistic achievements and influences. This artist was originally born in what is now Latvia but later moved to New York where he could make the best of his ability. Rothko has since been classified in the art movements of Abstract Expressionism and Color Field painting in which he has become one of the key figures.
The art prints included below are particularly suitable as framed giclee prints which help to show off the original colour choices of the artist as well as finishing of the works in a professional, tidy manner. Other options from the links below are Rothko posters and stretched canvases. Tapestries, sketches and lithographs are normally offered for more traditional artists and Rothko's contemporary style is best served as prints. The Art.com links offer high quality products that we have purchased ourselves, and so we are happy to them recommend to you.
Artist Mark Rothko preferred to avoid any exact classification as an artist but in reality fits easily into the various types of abstract art, most notably color painting and abstract expressionism. The latter contains some of the most important 20th century artists and was responsible for major developments in mainstream art that we now have fully accepted.
The trip from Russia to USA was a popular choice for Jews at the time when the Rothko family chose to make it, forced to do so by strong concerns over their safety in the politically unstable Russian empire which was proving less than tolerant of individual artistic and religious freedon of expression. Many other famous artists have also made the same journey as Jewish art found a new avenue to help it to achieve the most from it's considerable potential and natural talents.
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See below to learn more about five of the artist's works in particular detail. Orange Red Yellow and several untitled pieces remain amongst his most popular of all.
The Rothko family ws not hugely prosperous but clearly had enough stability and foresight to allow Mark to follow his aspirations and find the best way to make the most of himself. Mark Rothko was also to follow an interest in political discussions and his emotional, thoughtful character was developing from an early age. This strong, expressive personality was to later inspire his own artistic career.
Artists Arshile Gorky and Max Weber were both an early influence on a young Mark Rothko who found a greater connection with these two individuals than he did with anyone during his earlier education. It was now that he was finally to consider himself entirely as an artist and sought about expanding his ideas straight away through various courses and teachings that he could find around New York City at that time.