Mark Rothko

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Mark Rothko in 1953. Photo by Henry Elkan, Smithsonian Archives of American Art.

Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970) was a Latvian-born American painter of jewish ancestry; leader of the New York Abstract-Expressionist school of painters after World War II. He was known for painting rectangular shapes on large canvases. [1] On February 25, 1970, painter Mark Rothko was found dead in his New York City studio, after having committed suicide at age 66. [2]



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  1. The New American Desk Encyclopedia, Penguin Group, 1989
  2. Artist Mark Rothko is found dead.
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