Borchardt-Hume, Achim (editor) et al. ROTHKO: The Late Series. 256 pages, fully illustrated in color and b&w. 4to, wraps. London, Tate Publishing, 2008.
Exhibition: Tate Modern, London and Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura..
This show focuses on the final part of Rothko's career between 1958 and 1970, and comprises of around 50 works, including canvases and works on paper. The highlight is most certainly the Seagram Murals series, which is an absolute landmark in Rothko's development as an abstract expressionist painter. Commissioned in 1958, the series was intended to adorn the exclusive Four Seasons restaurant in Manhattan's newly built Seagram building.
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