RED AND PINK ON PINK

There is a thin white stripe on top of large deep red rectangle, below that is a blush pink rectangle against a light pink background. Rothko creates a luminosity in this painting through the soft edge shapes and bright colors.

DETAILS:

c. 1953
Tempera On Paper Mounted On Board With Acrylic Painted Surround
39 5/8 x 25 1/4 in.
100.6 x 64.1 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Bequest of Caroline Wiess Law
2004.53
Artists Rights Society (ARS)

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