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Mark Rothko, Poised Elements, 1944

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Daily Rothko Bonus: Mark Rothko with his wife, Mary Alice, and Christopher, 1968. Rothko and his wife separated on New Year’s Day, one year later.

Mark Rothko: A Retrospective - Texas Highways

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Viewing Mark Rothko's 'No. 14, 1960' at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) I just saw this the other day. I never used to appreciate Rothko, but seeing this painting up close changed my mind. Seemingly simple enough, but each stroke is actually very purposeful.

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"Mark Rothko evokes an experience, however, rather than illustrating one, relying on color, form and scale to move viewers to contemplate the elusive and the spiritual.”

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