Inspired by Rothko

Hommage à Mark Rothko 1, Daniel Allisy

Hommage à Mark Rothko 1

Daniel Allisy

Photography - 120 x 90 x 3 cm


Do You See Yourself?, Toni Erm

Do You See Yourself?

Toni Erm

Painting - 80 x 70 cm


Cold river, Eva Llorens

Cold river

Eva Llorens

Painting - 50 x 50 cm


Not a Rothko, Dam Domido

Not a Rothko

Dam Domido

Painting - 130 x 95 x 0.1 cm


Out of nothing, Galya Popova

Out of nothing

Galya Popova

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm


Hommage à Mark Rothko 2, Daniel Allisy

Hommage à Mark Rothko 2

Daniel Allisy

Photography - 120 x 92 x 3 cm


Immense, Éric Mercier Sevin


Éric Mercier Sevin

Painting - 65 x 50 x 0.02 cm


Cloudy mountains, Zhize Lv

Cloudy mountains

Zhize Lv

Painting - 69 x 34.2 x 0.1 cm


Creek, Zhize Lv


Zhize Lv

Painting - 34.5 x 34.2 x 0.1 cm


Inspired by Rotko, Nadine Antoniuk

Inspired by Rotko

Nadine Antoniuk

Painting - 150 x 97 x 0.1 cm


Visual Poetry, Daniela Pasqualini

Visual Poetry

Daniela Pasqualini

Painting - 121.9 x 91.4 x 3.8 cm

$3,000 $2,100

MB 66, Méryl B

MB 66

Méryl B

Painting - 116 x 89 x 3 cm


New Born, Gaëlle Wagner

New Born

Gaëlle Wagner

Painting - 100 x 100 x 3 cm


Visual Poetry II, Daniela Pasqualini

Visual Poetry II

Daniela Pasqualini

Painting - 76.2 x 61 x 3.8 cm

$1,200 $840

MP 333 - Ciseaux, Bram van Velde

MP 333 - Ciseaux

Bram van Velde

Print - 33 x 26 cm


Wave After Wane, Simon Ledson

Wave After Wane

Simon Ledson

Painting - 76 x 61 x 4 cm


Carré rouge, Âme Sauvage

Carré rouge

Âme Sauvage

Painting - 54 x 73 x 2.4 cm


Essence 46, Camil Giralt

Essence 46

Camil Giralt

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2 cm


A quiet place, Maria Esmar

A quiet place

Maria Esmar

Painting - 102 x 102 x 4 cm


Landscape swatch, Aurélie Trabaud

Landscape swatch

Aurélie Trabaud

Painting - 36 x 13 x 0.1 cm


Moon N°1, Aurélie Trabaud

Moon N°1

Aurélie Trabaud

Painting - 36 x 13 x 0.1 cm


Without Title (Sans Titre), Emerich Meerson

Without Title (Sans Titre)

Emerich Meerson

Painting - 81 x 60 x 2 cm


Sleepwalking, Sandrine Ehrhart


Sandrine Ehrhart

Painting - 92 x 73 x 5 cm


Composition , Conrad Marca-Relli


Conrad Marca-Relli

Print - 76 x 56 cm


The wave, Eva Llorens

The wave

Eva Llorens

Painting - 50 x 50 cm


Double Rothko, Gerard Boersma

Double Rothko

Gerard Boersma

Painting - 40 x 56.5 x 1 cm


Mikhaïl Baryshnikov revient en courant, ayant honte de son acte en 1974, Polina Egorushkina

Mikhaïl Baryshnikov revient en courant, ayant honte de son acte en 1974

Polina Egorushkina

Painting - 136 x 120 cm


Hanami 2, Kerstin Paillard

Hanami 2

Kerstin Paillard

Painting - 40 x 40 x 3 cm


Sans Titre, Meteo Meteo

Sans Titre

Meteo Meteo

Painting - 24 x 16 cm


Untitled, Gauthier Bruel


Gauthier Bruel

Painting - 160 x 120 cm


Postlude d'un paysage, Gauthier Bruel

Postlude d'un paysage

Gauthier Bruel

Painting - 160 x 120 cm


As bright as the Moon, Alex SanVik

As bright as the Moon

Alex SanVik

Painting - 37.5 x 26 x 0.1 cm


Between the raindrops, Alex SanVik

Between the raindrops

Alex SanVik

Painting - 37.5 x 26 x 0.1 cm


F8, Nicolas Vasse


Nicolas Vasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm


Ways Red - Diptych, Cátia Goffinet

Ways Red - Diptych

Cátia Goffinet

Painting - 155 x 136 cm


Ways Red, Cátia Goffinet

Ways Red

Cátia Goffinet

Painting - 150 x 200 x 0.3 cm


La ligne bleue, Christian Lefevre

La ligne bleue

Christian Lefevre

Photography - 128 x 72 x 0.3 cm


M-grey, Bridg'



Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm


Yellow Smudge, Phoebe Dingwall

Yellow Smudge

Phoebe Dingwall

Painting - 40 x 40 x 3 cm


Triste tropique, Florence Boré

Triste tropique

Florence Boré

Painting - 100 x 80 x 2 cm


Sans titre, Yang Liming

Sans titre

Yang Liming

Painting - 75 x 60 cm


F10, Nicolas Vasse


Nicolas Vasse

Painting - 50 x 40 x 2 cm


The Entrance, Paul Akiiki

The Entrance

Paul Akiiki

Painting - 21.6 x 26 x 0.3 cm


Purple Touch, Eklektik

Purple Touch


Painting - 50 x 50 x 3.5 cm


Impact, Éric Mercier Sevin


Éric Mercier Sevin

Painting - 65 x 50 x 0.02 cm


L'ange, Stéphane Braconnier


Stéphane Braconnier

Painting - 100 x 100 x 10 cm


En Beauce Opus 1, Jacques Le Brusq

En Beauce Opus 1

Jacques Le Brusq

Painting - 120 x 114 x 8 cm

Price upon request

Réf. 109, Frédérique Barba

Réf. 109

Frédérique Barba

Painting - 130 x 97 x 2 cm


Inspired by Rotko, blue and yellow, Nadine Antoniuk

Inspired by Rotko, blue and yellow

Nadine Antoniuk

Painting - 150 x 97 x 0.1 cm


4817, Maria Paola Coda


Maria Paola Coda

Painting - 130 x 97 x 4 cm


2539, Maria Paola Coda


Maria Paola Coda

Painting - 195 x 130 cm


Sans titre, Emerich Meerson

Sans titre

Emerich Meerson

Painting - 100 x 73 x 2 cm


Le phare des naufragés, Nat Stresser

Le phare des naufragés

Nat Stresser

Painting - 100 x 40 x 4 cm


Inspired by Rothko

Marcus Rothkowitz, better known as Mark Rothko, was a Russian artist born in 1903. He was a pioneer of American Abstract Expressionism alongside his colleagues Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.

Rothko is best known, however, for experimenting with a new way of painting, called Colour Field painting, where the artist literally paints in fields of paint. In fact, Rothko claims that his works are "living organisms" that offer a more intimate view of the artist.

He invented this new method of painting in 1940. The colours became Rothko's only means of expression, he removed all other objects from the canvas so that the colour became the only element in sight. These paintings are immediately recognizable by their format: rectangles with blurred edges filled with flat areas of colour. This impasto technique is used by the artist to highlight the way in which the colours create the illusion that the coloured flat areas are moving by themselves. The viewer cannot help but be moved by the spiritual nature of the image.

Marcus Rothkowitz's search for identity has been a long journey. The son of a Jewish family from Latvia, he fled his country and moved to the United States with his family to escape the pogroms of the Russian Empire in Eastern Europe. Marcus became an American citizen in 1938 and two years later he Americanized his name to "Mark Rothko". Mark Rothko wanted to address the world and started to paint the things he wanted to say. He began with figurative art and expressionism, producing city scenes, landscapes, still lives, interior drawings and self-portraits. He then slowly abandoned figurative art and turned to more subjective works. Inspired by mythology, he made paintings of gods and monsters but soon realized that American painting had reached a dead end. He then devoted himself to writing a manifesto that is now considered one of the founding texts in the history of contemporary art.

His painting can be summarized in three key words: form, spatiality and color. He is the pioneer of abstract expressionism, but refuses to belong to any movement because he does not want to be alienated. He found his artistic signature after discovering Matisse's "L'atelier rouge" (1911), whose rectangular shapes and bright paints influenced his early work.

Rothko created large-scale colorful structures defined by slightly blurred rectangular shapes that were intended to open the viewer's mind through their obscurity. These large formats, usually two-tone, are intended to create a meditative experience through their peaceful grandeur.

Here is a selection of contemporary artists whose work, both abstract and expressive, has been inspired by Rothko's genius.

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