ORANGE, BROWN

In this painting a large bright orange square is in the middle of two brown rectangles on a lighter brown background. Rothko’s goal embraced the viewer in dramatic emotions as seen by the large size and vibrant color contrast.

DETAILS:

1963
Oil On Canvas
89 1/2 x 70 in
Detroit Institute of Arts
Founders Society Purchase, W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
© 1998 Kathe Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York

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