Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko

A Biography

Book - 1998 | Paperback edition
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This is a full-length biography of Mark Rothko, arguably one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. Drawing on exclusive access to his personal papers and over 100 interviews with artists, patrons and dealers, the author tells the story of a life in art: the personal costs and professional triumphs, the convergence of genius and ego, culture and commerce, that defined the New York art scene of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s - the world of Abstract Expressionism, of Pollock, Rothko, de Kooning and Kline.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1998]
Edition: Paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780226074061
0226074064
Call Number: 759.13 R846b 1998
Characteristics: xi, 700 pages, 36 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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A book of heroic dimensions, this is the first full-length biography of one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century--a man as fascinating, difficult, and compelling as the paintings he produced.


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