Pace Galleries

Mark Rothko

1958–59 Murals

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About Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko(b. 1903, Dvinsk, Russia; d. 1970, New York) is widely considered one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. The enduring legacy of his artistic achievement has been recognized through major surveys and retrospectives presented at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (2015); the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (1998), traveling to the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; the Kawamura Memorial Art Museum, Japan, traveling to three museums in Japan (1995); and Tate Gallery, London, traveling to Museum Ludwig, Cologne (1987). In 1979, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, presented1930–1970: A Retrospective, which traveled to The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (1979).Paintings 1945–1960was organized by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1961, with additional venues in London, Amsterdam, Basel, Rome and Paris.

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Press Release

  • Mark Rothko: The 1958-1959 Murals; Second Series
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Catalogues

MARK ROTHKO: THE 1958–1959 MURALS

Interview by Arne Glimcher with Dan Rice

1978. Pamphlet with color plates in portfolio

22 pages: 13 color illustrations; 12 1/3 x 9 inches