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Inspired by Rothko

Marcus Rothkowitz, more commonly known as Mark Rothko, is a Russian artist, born in 1903, and pioneer of American Abstract Expressionnism with Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.

However, he is above all known for having experimented with a new meditative way of painting : « Painting in a field of colors ». In fact, Rothko sees in his painting live beings whose color would be humain and format transcendant.
Therefore, Rothko works with large colored structures, surround by rectangular shapes lightly faded out whose undetermined pictorial internal pictorial field is supposed to free all recollection and erase memory. These large-scaled pieces, for the most bi-chromatic, aspire to a peaceful nobility and aim to trigger a meditative experience.

Here is a selection of contemporary artists whose work, as abstract as expressive, was inspired by the genius of Rothko.

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In time for Christmas
Françoise Danel, #14, Painting

Françoise Danel

#14, 2015
130 x 100 x 2 cm
Painting

€4 800

Philippe Hillenweck, Strates, Painting

Philippe Hillenweck

Strates, 2012
60 x 73 cm
Painting

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Anet Duncan, Amb la ma esquerra, Painting

Anet Duncan

Amb la ma esquerra, 2014
90 x 90 x 5 cm
Painting

€2 900

Doris Hahlweg, Untitled (o.T.) No. 7, Painting

Doris Hahlweg

Untitled (o.T.) No. 7, 2015
50 x 62 x 1 cm
Painting

€3 400

Anet Duncan, L'escric amb llapis vermella, Painting

Anet Duncan

L'escric amb llapis vermella, 2014
81 x 116 x 5 cm
Painting

€2 900

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Albert Chubac, Untitled, Painting

Albert Chubac

Untitled, 1980
65 x 30 cm
Painting

€2 500

Doris Hahlweg, Untiteld (o.T.) Nr. 8, Painting

Doris Hahlweg

Untiteld (o.T.) Nr. 8, 2015
50 x 62 x 1 cm
Painting

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Jean-Louis Kolb, Rouge-Orangé, Painting

Jean-Louis Kolb

Rouge-Orangé, 2011
50 x 50 cm
Painting

€2 500

Octave Pixel, Rouge rouge de Gris, Print

Octave Pixel

Rouge rouge de Gris, 2015
100 x 75 x 1 cm
Print

€1 300

In time for Christmas
Emmanuel Barcilon, Sans titre, Painting

Emmanuel Barcilon

Sans titre, 2016
50 x 50 x 5 cm
Painting

€4 200

In time for Christmas
Albert Chubac, Untitled, Drawing

Albert Chubac

Untitled, 1980
65 x 50 x 3 cm
Drawing

€2 500

Bang Hai Ja, Terre de lumière, Painting

Bang Hai Ja

Terre de lumière, 2014
29 x 33 cm
Painting

€3 000

Philippe Hillenweck, Inspiration, Painting

Philippe Hillenweck

Inspiration, 2013
60 x 73 cm
Painting

€1 750

Anet Duncan, El escenari de flames, Painting

Anet Duncan

El escenari de flames, 2014
122 x 104 x 5 cm
Painting

€3 400

Marc Morrel, Seascape, Painting

Marc Morrel

Seascape, 2015
75 x 75 x 4 cm
Painting

€3 500

Anet Duncan, New York, Print

Anet Duncan

New York, 2003
57 x 57 x 1 cm
Print

€300

Simon Ledson, Mirleft-L, Painting

Simon Ledson

Mirleft-L, 2016
122 x 76 x 3 cm
Painting

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Val Hudson, Woven , Painting

Val Hudson

Woven , 2016
70 x 70 x 5 cm
Painting

€2 616

Manfred Dörner, Sans Titre, Painting

Manfred Dörner

Sans Titre, 2015
150 x 200 cm
Painting

€6 000

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Emmanuel Barcilon, Sans titre - bleu, Painting

Emmanuel Barcilon

Sans titre - bleu, 2016
50 x 50 x 5 cm
Painting

€4 200

Simon Ledson, Tan Tan-R, Painting

Simon Ledson

Tan Tan-R, 2016
122 x 76 x 3 cm
Painting

€3 868

Simon Ledson, Hash-R, Painting

Simon Ledson

Hash-R, 2016
55 x 45 x 3 cm
Painting

€1 706

Lao Sheng, Composition, Painting

Lao Sheng

Composition, 2015
33 x 44 x 6 cm
Painting

€1 200

Jérôme Legrand, Sans titre p3, Painting

Jérôme Legrand

Sans titre p3, 2016
40 x 30 x 2 cm
Painting

€500

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Ubaldo Franceschini, Rose, Painting

Ubaldo Franceschini

Rose, 2014
90 x 90 x 5 cm
Painting

€3 400

Gabriele Fettolini, Estudio alrededor de la luz, Painting

Gabriele Fettolini

Estudio alrededor de la luz, 2014
67 x 143 x 3 cm
Painting

€4 200

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Erika Tomas, Sans titre, Painting

Erika Tomas

Sans titre, 2016
100 x 100 x 2 cm
Painting

€2 200

In time for Christmas
Peter Rossiter, Air Filter 1, Painting

Peter Rossiter

Air Filter 1, 2015
81 x 52 x 4 cm
Painting

€2 250

Gabriele Fettolini, Quasi africano, Painting

Gabriele Fettolini

Quasi africano, 2014
30 x 40 x 6 cm
Painting

€1 900

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Ubaldo Franceschini, Untitled, Painting

Ubaldo Franceschini

Untitled, 2014
80 x 80 x 5 cm
Painting

€2 400

Gabriele Fettolini, Lejanía, Painting

Gabriele Fettolini

Lejanía, 2013
80 x 40 x 7 cm
Painting

€2 400

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Emmanuel Barcilon, Sans titre, Painting

Emmanuel Barcilon

Sans titre, 2016
60 x 45 x 5 cm
Painting

€4 200

Matthew Langley, West 93rd Street, Painting

Matthew Langley

West 93rd Street, 2012
51 x 41 cm
Painting

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Martina Dasnoy, Troros de Clelo, Painting

Martina Dasnoy

Troros de Clelo, 2009
40 x 40 x 3 cm
Painting

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Cyril Clair, Mandoline , Painting

Cyril Clair

Mandoline , 2016
80 x 80 x 3 cm
Painting

€2 200

In time for Christmas
SoemOne, Série Bleue, Painting

SoemOne

Série Bleue, 2015
70 x 50 cm
Painting

€600

In time for Christmas
Emmanuel Barcilon, Sans titre - argent, Painting

Emmanuel Barcilon

Sans titre - argent, 2016
60 x 45 x 5 cm
Painting

€4 200

In time for Christmas
Emmanuel Barcilon, Sans titre, Painting

Emmanuel Barcilon

Sans titre, 2016
60 x 45 x 5 cm
Painting

€4 200

In time for Christmas
Peter Sinnige, Early Evening, Painting

Peter Sinnige

Early Evening, 2012
140 x 200 x 2 cm
Painting

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Matthew Langley, Ancient Light, Painting

Matthew Langley

Ancient Light, 2013
102 x 102 cm
Painting

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Jean-Luc Georges, Tôle orange, Painting

Jean-Luc Georges

Tôle orange, 2015
146 x 97 x 5 cm
Painting

€4 800

Gilles Bailac, Golden mood, Painting

Gilles Bailac

Golden mood, 2016
41 x 31 cm
Painting

€900

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Martina Dasnoy, Brisa, Painting

Martina Dasnoy

Brisa, 1997
37 x 37 x 3 cm
Painting

€715

In time for Christmas
Tung-Wen Margue, Desertshore, Painting

Tung-Wen Margue

Desertshore, 2014
125 x 200 x 3 cm
Painting

€4 800

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Tung-Wen Margue, Shangrila 1, Painting

Tung-Wen Margue

Shangrila 1, 2007
100 x 100 x 3 cm
Painting

€3 000

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Tung-Wen Margue, Jaillissement, Painting

Tung-Wen Margue

Jaillissement, 2014
80 x 80 x 3 cm
Painting

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Brice Mounier, Clark Kent, Painting

Brice Mounier

Clark Kent, 2015
80 x 80 x 5 cm
Painting

€1 800

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Bram van Velde, MP 77, Print

Bram van Velde

MP 77, 1972
18 x 13 cm
Print

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Enrique Brinkmann, Boceto Cino, Painting

Enrique Brinkmann

Boceto Cino, 2010
204 x 210 x 7 cm
Painting

€22 000

Brice Mounier, Inside Seven, Painting

Brice Mounier

Inside Seven, 2016
100 x 100 x 4 cm
Painting

€2 600

Jean-Luc Georges, Blue, Painting

Jean-Luc Georges

Blue, 2016
150 x 110 x 10 cm
Painting

€4 800

Octave Pixel, Couleurs Roses de Gris, Print

Octave Pixel

Couleurs Roses de Gris, 2015
100 x 75 x 1 cm
Print

€1 300

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Jean Moiras, La desserte, Painting

Jean Moiras

La desserte, 2014
80 x 80 x 3 cm
Painting

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Antoine Poupel, Sans titre, Photography

Antoine Poupel

Sans titre, 1985
11 x 9 cm
Photography

€800

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Frédérique Barba, Untitled 14, Painting

Frédérique Barba

Untitled 14, 2016
110 x 90 x 2 cm
Painting

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Joan Mitchell, Field, Print

Joan Mitchell

Field, 1992
76 x 56 cm
Print

€1 800

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Jean Moiras, L'orage, Painting

Jean Moiras

L'orage, 2012
92 x 73 x 3 cm
Painting

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In time for Christmas
Conrad Marca-Relli, Composition , Print

Conrad Marca-Relli

Composition , 1977
76 x 56 cm
Print

€1 400

In time for Christmas
Bram van Velde, MP 333 - Ciseaux, Print

Bram van Velde

MP 333 - Ciseaux, 1979
33 x 26 cm
Print

€1 200

In time for Christmas
Bram van Velde, MP 262 - E BOVE, Print

Bram van Velde

MP 262 - E BOVE, 1977
32 x 25 cm
Print

€800