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Mark Rothko: Art from the Inside

Foreword by Linda Bolton
Published by Flame Tree Illustrated
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Snappy, incisive introduction to the life and later works of one of the world's most popular artists.

Mark Rothko's awe-inspiring yet deceptively simple, iconic colour field paintings belie the mythical and emotional complexity behind them. Rothko put his heart and soul into creating works that were to act upon the viewer in an almost physical way, progressing from figurative and symbolist works to eventually using shimmering and enveloping colour to elevate you to a higher spiritual awareness. The straightforward and fascinating text in this book takes you through the development of Rothko's art as you discover the themes, thinking and methodology behind the oeuvre, from Greek tragedy and Nietzsche to music and colour, enabling you to go forth and experience his pieces to the level of intensity intended.

About The Author

Susan Grange is a writer, musician and art historian with a wide range of interests. She holds an MA in Art History and is the author of Giovanni Bellini: Music, Art and Venice and L.S. Lowry Masterpieces of Art. She teaches privately and in secondary education and has taught in higher education. She also reviews exhibitions and art books for the art journal Cassone.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Flame Tree Illustrated (May 14, 2024)
  • Length: 128 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781839649776

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