OCHRE AND RED ON RED

This painting has a bright yellow color field above a red orange color field against a dark red background. By painting with translucent layers of paint, Rothko creates an inner light in the painting. This luminosity, creates a warmth that is exuding from the painting.

DETAILS:

1954
Oil On Canvas
92 5/8 x 63 3/4 in.
Phillips Collection
Acquired 1964
© 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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