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No. 13 (White, Red on Yellow)  1958

by Mark Rothko

Abstract Expressionism, the style of painting that achieved prominence in the 1950s, encompasses two very different sensibilities. One, exemplified by the work of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, is characterized by energetic brushwork and rhythmic, dynamic compositions; the other, contemplative in tone and made up of subtle color harmonies, relatively static composi...
Size: 
95 1/4 × 81 3/8 in. (241.9 × 206.7 cm)
Medium: 
Oil and acrylic with powdered pigments on canvas
Credit: 
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art