Rothko Boxed Notes


Rothko Boxed Notes

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Mark Rothko was one of a small group of great artists who established New York City as central to the art world in the 1950s. While his work was an enormous critical success, critics had trouble writing about it: in that formalist era, a painting had to be considered strictly as itself; to write criticism that mentioned a works emotional or spiritual effect on the writer was really not acceptable. Rothkos paintings had viewersRobert Hughes, Robert Goldwater, John Ashberypublicly scolding one another for describing them in the words of people who had been profoundly, subjectively, emotionally affected.

- Twenty assorted 5 x 7 in. blank notecards (5 each of 4 designs) with envelopes in a decorative box.

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