Mark Rothko

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Mark Rothko
Photo of Mark Rothko by James Scott in 1959.jpg
Rothko veesitin the Scott faimily in 1959
BornMarkus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz
25 September 1903(1903-09-25)
Dvinsk, Vitebsk Govrenorate, Roushie Empire
(nou Daugavpils, Latvie)
Died25 Februar 1970(1970-02-25) (aged 66)
New York Ceety, U.S.
NaitionalityAmerican
Kent forPentin
MuivementAbstract expressionism, Colour Field
Hauf-marrae(s)Edith Sachar (1912–1981)
Mary Alice "Mell" Beistle (1922–1970)
Patron(s)Peggy Guggenheim, John de Menil, Dominique de Menil

Mark Rothko (/ˈrɒθk/), born Markus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz (Roushie: Ма́ркус Я́ковлевич Ротко́вич, Latvie: Markuss Rotkovičs; September 25, 1903 – Februar 25, 1970), wis an American penter o Roushie Jewish strynd. Awtho Rothko himsel refused tae adhere tae ony airt muivement, he is generally identified as an abstract expressionist. Wi Jackson Pollock an Willem de Kooning, he is ane o the maist famous postwar American airtists.