Mark Rothko

The Decisive Decade 1940-1950

Sep 14, 2012 to Jan 6, 2013

Mark Rothko: The Decisive Decade 1940-1950 celebrates one of the world’s most influential and best-known artists of the 20th century by featuring 37 paintings, watercolors and works on paper, which are drawn largely from the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

image: Mark Rothko, American (born Russia), 1903−1970; No. 8, 1949, Oil and mixed media on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.43.147. © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

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Supporting Sponsors

  • Hannah & Ron Rogers
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Contributing Sponsors

  • Mr. and Mrs. Ben D. Arnold
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  • Dr. Suzan D. Boyd and Mr. M. Edward Sellers
  • Mrs. Ethel Brody
  • Mr. and Mrs. David E. Dukes
  • Ms. Cheryl R. Holland and Mr. P. Douglas Quackenbush
  • The Joye Cottage Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Kennedy, Jr.
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  • Susan Thorpe and John Baynes

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