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Mark Rothko: Communication through Visual Imagery

Like Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, another abstract expressionist, also communicated his personal circumstances through his paintings. Throughout the 1940’s and 1950’s, Rothko’s pieces revealed the use of bright and contrasting colors shown through the use of loose or rough edged rectangles which sat on top of each other. His 1956 piece, Orange and Yellow, which … Continue reading