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n. - United States abstract painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries (1903-1970).

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  • Once I came up with the idea of Rothko and his assistant, everything fell into place.
  • Once, an observer called Rothko's canvases of bright yellows and oranges optimistic "celebrations."
  • In that sense, the Rothko is the show's McGuffin, a mysterious object of wonderment which triggers action.
  • Hill's elusive Blue Note recordings were ahead of their time in the '60s, recalling a Rothko canvas or an Antonioni panning shot. for more
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