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Description: Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas—Catalogue Raisonné
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Ahearn 1991
Jonathan Ahearn, AI, 15 July 1991
Alloway and MacNaughton 1978
Lawrence Alloway and Mary Davis MacNaughton, Adolph Gottlieb: A Retrospective (New York, 1978)
Amishai-Maisels 1993
Ziva Amishai-Maisels, Depiction and Interpretation: The Influence of the Holocaust on the Visual Arts (Oxford, 1993)
Anfam 1984
David Anfam, “Clyfford Still” (unpublished Ph.D diss., Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, 1984)
Anfam 1990
David Anfam, Abstract Expressionism (London, 1990)
Anfam 1990 (2)
David Anfam, review of “Mark Rothko: Subjects in Abstraction,” Burlington Magazine 132 (July 1990), pp. 502–503
Anfam 1993
David Anfam, “Beginning at the End: The Extremes of Abstract Expressionism,” in Christos M. Joachimides and Norman Rosenthal, eds., American Art in the 20th Century (Munich and London, 1993)
Anfam 1995
David Anfam, “The Art of Mark Rothko: Simplifying the Complex Thought,” in ISC Japan 1995
Anfam 1996
David Anfam, “Dark Illumination: The Context of the Rothko Chapel,” in Menil 1996
Anfam 1997
David Anfam, “A Note on Rothko’s ‘The Syrian Bull’,” Burlington Magazine 139 (September 1997), pp. 629–631
AoC 1945
Art of This Century, New York, Mark Rothko Paintings, 9 January–4 February 1945; catalogue with anonymous text
Arasse 1994
Daniel Arasse, Vermeer: Faith in Painting (Princeton, 1994)
Ashton 1958
Dore Ashton, “Art: Lecture by Rothko,” New York Times (31 October 1958), p. 26
Ashton 1979
Dore Ashton, “Rothko’s Passion,” Art International 22 (February 1979), p. 6–13
Ashton 1983
Dore Ashton, About Rothko (New York, 1983)
Ashton 1990
Dore Ashton, AI, 23 April 1990
Atlanta 1983
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Mark Rothko: Subjects, 15 October–26 February 1983; catalogue with text by Anna C. Chave
Barnes 1925
Albert C. Barnes, The Art in Painting (New York, 1925; rev. edn. 1928)
Barnes 1989
Susan J. Barnes, The Rothko Chapel: An Act of Faith (Austin, 1989)
Basel 1962
Kunsthalle Basel, Mark Rothko, 3 March–8 April 1962; catalogue with texts by Robert Goldwater and Peter Selz and an exhibition checklist
Basel 1989
Kunsthalle Basel, Mark Rothko: Kaaba in New York, 19 February–7 May 1989; catalogue with texts by Michael Compton and Thomas Kellein and an interview with Dan Rice by Arnold Glimcher
Baxandall 1995
Bersani 1993
Leo Bersani and Ulysse Dutoit, Arts of Impoverishment: Beckett, Rothko, Resnais (Cambridge, Ma., and London, 1993)
Beyeler 1990
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Mark Rothko, November 1990–January 1991; catalogue with statements by Rothko
Blau 1993
Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich, Mark Rothko: “Multiforms,” Bilder von 1947–1949, 25 November 1993–19 February 1994; catalogue with texts by David Anfam, Andreas Franzke, Siegfried Gohr and Mark Stevens and statements by Rothko
Breslin 1986
James E. B. Breslin, “The Trials of Mark Rothko,” Representations 16 (Fall 1986), pp. 1–41
Breslin 1993
James E. B. Breslin, Mark Rothko: A Biography (Chicago and London, 1993)
Brooks 1992
Peter Brooks, Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative (Cambridge, Ma., 1992)
Bruno 1993
Vincent J. Bruno, “Mark Rothko and the Second Style: The Art of the Color-Field in Roman Murals,” in Russell T. Scott and Ann Reynolds Scott, eds., Eius Virtutis Studiosi: Classical and Postclassical Studies in Memory of Frank Edward Brown (1908–1988) (Hanover and London, 1993)
Brussels 1962
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Mark Rothko, 6–29 January 1962; catalogue with text by Peter Selz and an exhibition checklist
Butor 1961
Michel Butor, “Les mosquées de New-York ou l’art de Mark Rothko,” Critique 17 (October 1961), pp. 843–860
Cavaliere 1979
Barbara Cavaliere, “Notes on Rothko,” Flash Art 86/87 (January–February 1979), pp. 32–38
Cernuschi 1997
Claude Cernuschi, “Not an Illustration but the Equivalent “: A Cognitive Approach to Abstract Expressionism (Madison, 1997)
Chave 1989
Anna C. Chave, Mark Rothko: Subjects in Abstraction (New Haven and London, 1989)
Cheetham 1991
Mark A. Cheetham, The Rhetoric of Purity: Essentialist Theory and the Advent of Abstract Painting (Cambridge, 1991)
Cheney 1934
Sheldon Cheney, Expressionism in Art (New York, 1934)
Chicago 1954
Gallery of Art Interpretation, the Art Institute of Chicago, Recent Paintings by Mark Rothko, 18 October–31 December 1954; traveled to Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, as Paintings by Mark Rothko, 19 January–13 February 1955; no catalogue
Clearwater 1984
Bonnie Clearwater, Mark Rothko: Works on Paper (New York, 1984); catalogue with texts by Dore Ashton and Bonnie Clearwater and an exhibition checklist
Cohn 1988
see Harvard 1988
Cologne 1988
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Mark Rothko 1903–1970: Retrospective der Gemälde, 30 January–27 March 1988; catalogue with texts by Michael Compton and Robert Rosenblum and statements by Rothko
Compton 1988
Michael Compton, “Introduction” in Tate Liverpool 1988
Contemporary Arts 1933
Contemporary Arts Gallery, New York, An Exhibition of Oils, Water-Colors, Drawings by Marcus Rothkowitz, 20 November–9 December 1933; typed exhibition catalogue
Coolidge 1961
John Coolidge, undated memorandum of his conversation with Rothko on 12 December 1961, Fogg Art Museum
Cranmer 1987
Dana Cranmer, “Painting Materials and Techniques of Mark Rothko: Consequences of an Unorthodox Approach,” in Tate 1987
Delitzsch 1903
Friedrich Delitzsch, Babel and Bible: Two Lectures (New York, 1903)
Desroches-Noblecourt 1963
Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt, Life and Death of a Pharaoh: Tutankhamun (New York, 1963)
Doerner 1934
Max Doerner, The Materials of the Artist and Their Use in Painting with Notes on the Techniques of the Old Masters, trans. Eugen Neuhaus (New York, 1934)
Edwards and Pomeroy 1971
Roy Edwards and Ralph Pomeroy, “Working with Rothko: A Conversation between Roy Edwards and Ralph Pomeroy,” New American Review 12 (1971), pp. 108–121
Engelhard 1996
Günther Engelhard, “Abstraktion: Mark Rothko,” Art: das Kunstmagazin 7 (July 1996), pp. 14–27
Fineberg 1995
Jonathan Fineberg, Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being (Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1995)
Fischer 1970
John Fischer, “The Easy Chair. Mark Rothko: Portrait of the Artist as an Angry Man,” Harper’s 241 (July 1970), pp. 16–17, 20–23.
Glimcher 1991
Marc Glimcher, ed., The Art of Mark Rothko: Into an Unknown World (New York, 1991)
Golding 1997
John Golding, “Paths to the Absolute: Newman, Rothko, Still and the Abstract Sublime,” Andrew W. Mellon lecture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 11 May 1997
Gombrich 1995
Ernst Gombrich, Shadows: The Depiction of Cast Shadows in Western (London, 1995)
Gould 1989
Stephen Jay Gould, Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History (New York, 1989)
Gowing 1970
Lawrence Gowing, Vermeer (London, 1970)
Grunenberg 1988
Christoph Grunenberg, “Mark Rothko: Painting and Environment” (unpublished M.A. diss., Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, 1988)
Harvard 1988
Marjorie B. Cohn, ed., Mark Rothko’s Harvard Murals (Cambridge, Ma., 1988); texts by Marjorie B. Cohn, Karyn Esielonis, Teresa Hensick, Mary E. Schneider and Paul M. Whitmore
Hayward 1972
Hayward Gallery, London, Mark Rothko, 2 February–12 March 1972; no catalogue, an exhibition checklist
Heller 1975
Erich Heller, The Disinherited Mind: Essays in Modern German Literature and Thought (New York, 1975)
Hersey 1988
George Hersey, The Lost Meaning of Classical Architecture: Speculations on Ornament from Vitruvius to Venturi (Cambridge, Ma., 1988)
Hess 1950
T.[homas] B. H.[ess], “Reviews and Previews,” Art News 48 (February 1950), p. 46
Hess 1970
Thomas B. Hess, “Rothko: A Venetian Souvenir,” Art News 69 (November 1970), pp. 40–41, 72–74
Hiromoto 1993
Nobuyuki Hiromoto, Mark Rothko (Tokyo, 1993)
Hiromoto 1995
Nobuyuki Hiromoto, “Toward the Authenticity of Painting,” in ISC Japan 1995
Hope Moncrieff 1934
A. R. Hope Moncrieff, Classic Myth and Legend (New York, 1934)
Houston 1957
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Mark Rothko, 5 September–6 October 1957; catalogue with text by Elaine de Kooning, excerpted from “Two Americans in Action,” Art News Annual (1958) and an exhibition checklist
ISC Japan 1995
Mark Rothko, exhibition organized by the International Sculpture Center, Washington, and the Tokyo Shimbun with the collaboration of the participating museums; traveled to Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura-Shi, Japan, 23 September–5 November 1995; Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Marugame, Japan, 11 November–24 December 1995; Nagoya City Art Museum, Japan, 4 January–12 February 1996; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 17 February–24 March 1996; catalogue with texts by David Anfam, Sumi Hayashi, Nobuyuki Hiromoto and Naoko Seki and statements by Rothko
Janis 1955
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko, 11 April–14 May 1955; no catalogue, an exhibition announcement and an exhibition checklist
Janis 1958
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, New Paintings by Rothko, 27 January–22 February 1958; no catalogue, an exhibition announcement and an exhibition checklist
Katonah 1994
Katonah Museum of Art, N.Y., Against the Stream: Milton Avery, Adolph Gottlieb, and Mark Rothko in the 1930s, 12 June–4 September 1994; catalogue with texts by David Anfam, Isabelle Dervaux and Jill Snyder and an exhibition checklist
Katz 1935
David Katz, The World of Colour, trans. R. B. Macleod and C. W. Fox (London, 1935)
Kellein 1989
Thomas Kellein, “Mark Rothko: sieben ‘Seagram Murals’ für Japan und zwei fehlende in London,” Kunst-Bulletin des Schweizerischen Kunstvereins, part 3 (March 1989), pp. 2–9
Kermode 1979
Frank Kermode, The Genesis of Secrecy: On the Interpretation of Narrative (Cambridge, Ma., 1979)
Koerner 1990
Joseph Leo Koerner, Caspar David Friedrich and the Subject of Landscape (New Haven and London, 1990)
Kolberg 1988
Gerhard Kolberg, “Mark Rothko: Meditationsbilder,” Kölner Museums-Bulletin, no. 1 (1988), pp. 22–33
Kunitz 1983
Stanley Kunitz, interview with Avis Berman, 8 December 1983, ROH, AAA
London 1964
Marlborough New London Gallery, London, Mark Rothko, February–March 1964; catalogue without text
Los Angeles 1965
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, New York School, The First Generation: Paintings of the 1940s and 1950s, 16 July–1 August 1965; catalogue with excerpts from earlier texts by Lawrence Alloway, Robert Goldwater, Clement Greenberg, Harold Rosenberg, William Rubin and Meyer Schapiro, statements by Rothko and other participating artists and an exhibition checklist
Lowe 1940
J.[eannette] L.[owe], “Three Moderns: Rothko, Gromaire and Solman,” Art News 38 (20 January 1940), p. 12
Madrid 1987
Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Mark Rothko, 23 September 1987–3 January 1988; catalogue with text by Michael Compton and statements by Rothko and an exhibition checklist
Mancusi-Ungaro 1990
Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, “The Rothko Chapel: Treatment of the Black-Form Triptychs,” John S. Mills and Perry Smith, eds., Cleaning, Retouching and Coatings (preprint of Brussels conference organized by the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, London, 1990)
Meldrum 1923
D. S. Meldrum, Rembrandt’s Paintings: With an Essay on His Life and Work (New York, 1923)
Menil 1996
Menil Collection, Houston, Mark Rothko: The Chapel Commission, 12 December 1996–30 March 1997; catalogue with texts by David Anfam, Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Paul Winkler and an exhibition checklist
Mitchell 1986
W. J. T. Mitchell, Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology (Chicago, 1986)
Mizue 1979
Teruo Fujieda, “Special Feature: Mark Rothko,” Mizue 888 (March 1979), pp. 5–57
MoMA 1961
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Mark Rothko, 18 January–12 March 1961; catalogue with text by Peter Selz and an exhibition checklist
MoMA 1970
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Mark Rothko 1903–1970, 26 March–31 May 1970; no catalogue, press release and an exhibition checklist
Morson 1994
Gary Saul Morson, Narrative and Freedom: The Shadows of Time (New Haven and London, 1994)
Murray 1940
Gilbert Murray, Aeschylus: The Creator of Tragedy (Oxford, 1940)
Narkiss 1982
Bezalel Narkiss, Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Isles (Jerusalem and London, 1982), vol. 1: The Spanish and Portuguese Manuscripts
Newport Beach 1974
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, Ca., Mark Rothko: Ten Major Works, 30 January–10 March 1974; catalogue with texts by James B. Byrnes and Morton H. Levine, statements by Rothko and selected statements by critics and friends
NGA 1978
National Gallery of Art, Washington, American Art at Mid-Century: The Subjects of the Artist, 1 June 1978–14 January 1979; catalogue with texts by E. A. Carmean, Jr., Thomas B. Hess and Eliza E. Rathbone and an exhibition checklist
NGA 1992
National Gallery of Art, Washington, American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue (Washington, 1992)
NGA 1998
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Mark Rothko, 3 May–16 August 1998; planned to travel to the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 17 September–29 November 1998; Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, 8 January–18 April 1999; catalogue with texts by John Gage, Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, Barbara Novak and Brian O’Doherty, and Jeffrey Weiss. Note: At the time of going to press, this exhibition was in progress in Washington with traveling venues planned but not finalized; entries under the relevant catalogue numbers should not therefore be taken to indicate that all the works were shown at all venues
NGA/NLS 1990
Mark Rothko: The Spirit of Myth. Early Paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, circulated by the National Lending Service; traveled to Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Ia., 1 September 1990–10 February 1991; Diggs Gallery, Winston Salem State University, N.C., 22 March–30 June 1991; Nassau County Art Museum, Roslyn, N.Y., 3 August–3 November 1991; Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, Savannah, Ga., 20 October–13 December 1992; Payne Gallery, Moravian University, Bethlehem, Pa., 29 January–28 February 1993; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Tx., 12 March–9 May 1993; Salina Art Center, Ks., 22 August–24 October 1993; Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, 1 February–19 March 1994; Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie, In., 8 April–15 May 1994; West Bend Gallery of Fine Arts, Wi., 6 June–19 July 1994; Marsh Gallery, University of Richmond, Va., 12 August–4 September 1994; Huntington Museum of Art, W.V., 25 September–5 December 1994; University of Arizona, Tucson, Az., 5 January–26 February 1995; San Diego Museum of Art, Ca., 18 March–28 May 1995; Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, Fl., 21 October–17 December 1995; Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Il., 18 January–17 March 1996; St. John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, N.C., 20 June–18 August 1996; Susquehanna University Gallery, Selinsgrove, Pa., 7 September–13 October 1996; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Ca., 9 November 1996–5 January 1997; Hearst Art Gallery, Moraga, Ca., 18 January–2 March 1997; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Ne., 1 April–8 June 1997; Laguna Beach Art Museum, Ca., 28 June–7 September 1997; Midland Arts Center, Mi., 4 October–30 November 1997; Tulane University Art Gallery, New Orleans, La., 19 December 1997–20 February 1998 (as The Mythmakers: Mark Rothko & Adolph Gottlieb); and Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Ak., 19 March–3 May 1998; brochure (1991) with text by Christoph Grunenberg
Nietzsche (1872) 1967
Friedrich Nietzsche, The Birth of Tragedy (1872), trans. Walter Kaufmann (New York, 1967)
Nodelman 1997
Sheldon Nodelman, The Rothko Chapel Paintings: Origins, Structure, Meaning (Houston and Austin, 1997)
O’Doherty 1970
Brian O’Doherty, “Rothko,” Art International 14 (20 October 1970), pp. 30–44
O’Doherty 1973
Brian O’Doherty, American Masters: The Voice and the Myth (New York, 1973)
Pace 1978
The Pace Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko: The 1958–1959 Murals, 28 October–25 November 1978; brochure with an interview with Dan Rice by Arnold Glimcher
Pace 1981
The Pace Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko: The Surrealist Years, 24 April–30 May 1981; catalogue with text by Robert Rosenblum and an exhibition checklist
Pace 1983
The Pace Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko: Paintings 1948–1969, 1–30 April 1983; catalogue with text by Irving Sandler
Pace 1985
The Pace Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko: The Dark Paintings 1969–70, 29 March–27 April 1985; catalogue with text by Brian O’Doherty
Pace 1990
The Pace Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko: Multiforms, 12 January–10 February 1990; catalogue with text by Mark Stevens
Pace Wildenstein 1997
Wildenstein and Pace Wildenstein, New York, Bonnard/Rothko: Color and Light, 19 February–22 March 1997; catalogue with text by Bernice Rose
Panicelli 1977
Ida Panicelli, [Introduction], in Mark Rothko: Mostra Didattica, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Palazzo Te, Mantua, December 1977; catalogue with text by Ida Panicelli and statements by Rothko
Panofsky 1968
Erwin Panofsky, Idea: A Concept in Art Theory (Columbia, S.C., 1968)
Paris 1962
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Mark Rothko, 5 December 1962–13 January 1963; brochure with text by Peter Selz and an exhibition checklist
Paris 1972
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, Mark Rothko, 23 March–8 May 1972; catalogue with texts by Werner Haftmann and Donald McKinney and a statement by Rothko
Parsons 1947
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko: Recent Paintings, 3–22 March 1947; no catalogue, an exhibition announcement and an exhibition checklist
Parsons 1948
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko: Recent Paintings, 8–27 March 1948; no catalogue, an exhibition announcement
Parsons 1949
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko: Recent Paintings, 28 March–16 April 1949; no catalogue, an exhibition announcement
Parsons 1950
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko, 3–21 January 1950; no catalogue
Parsons 1951
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, Mark Rothko, 2–21 April 1951; no catalogue, an exhibition announcement
Phillips 1960
The Phillips Collection, Washington, Paintings by Mark Rothko, 4–31 May 1960; no catalogue, an exhibition announcement
Phillips 1970
Marjorie Phillips, Duncan Phillips and His Collection (Boston, 1970)
Plato 1974
Plato, The Republic, trans. Desmond Lee (London, 1974)
Polcari 1979
Stephen Polcari, “The Intellectual Roots of Abstract Expressionism: Mark Rothko,” Arts Magazine 54 (September 1979), pp. 124–134
Polcari 1988
Stephen Polcari, “Mark Rothko: Heritage, Environment and Tradition,” Smithsonian Studies in American Art 2 (Spring 1988), pp. 32–63
Polcari 1991
Stephen Polcari, Abstract Expressionism and the Modern Experience (Cambridge, Ma., 1991)
Rewald 1996
John Rewald, The Paintings of Paul Cézanne: A Catalogue Raisonné (New York, 1996)
Rice 1994
Dan Rice, AI, 15 June 1994
Rodman 1957
Seiden Rodman, Conversations with Artists (New York, 1957)
Rome 1962
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Mark Rothko, 27 April–20 May 1962; catalogue with text by Palma Bucarelli and an exhibition checklist
Rosenberg 1921
Adolph Rosenberg, The Work of Rembrandt, ed. W. R. Valentiner (3rd edn., New York, 1921)
Ross 1990
Clifford Ross, ed., Abstract Expressionism: Creators and Critics An Anthology (New York, 1990)
Rothko 1945
Mark Rothko, quoted in Personal Statement: Painting Prophecy 1950 (exh. cat., David Porter Gallery, Washington, 1945)
Rothko 1947/48
Mark Rothko, “The Romantics Were Prompted,” Possibilities 1 (Winter 1947/48), p. 84
Rothko 1951
Mark Rothko, statement in “A Symposium on How to Combine Architecture, Painting and Sculpture,” Interiors 110 (May 1951)
Rothko 1958
Mark Rothko, talk given at the Pratt Institute (1958); typescript in RA
Rothko and Gottlieb 1943
Marcus Rothko and Adolph Gottlieb (with the collaboration of Barnett Newman), letter of 7 June 1943 to Edward Alden Jewell, reprinted in Jewell, “The Realm of Art: A New Platform: ‘Globalism’ Pops Into View,” New York Times (13 June 1943)
Rothko and Gottlieb (radio broadcast, 1943)
Mark Rothko and Adolph Gottlieb, “The Portrait and the Modern Artist,” broadcast on Radio WNYC, Art in New York Program (13 October 1943), typescript in RA
Rothkowitz 1928
Marcus Rothkowitz Against Lewis Browne and the Macmillan Co., New York Supreme Court 1928, trial transcript
Rothkowitz 1934
Marcus Rothkowitz, “New Training for Future Artists and Art Lovers,” Brooklyn Jewish Center Review 14 (February–March 1934), pp. 10–11
San Francisco 1946
San Francisco Museum of Art, Oils and Watercolors by Mark Rothko, 16 August–8 September 1946; traveled in part to The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, September 1946; no catalogue, an exhibition checklist
San Francisco 1983
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, Mark Rothko 1949: A Year in Transition/Selections from the Mark Rothko Foundation, 18 March 1983–16 September 1984 (following an act of vandalism the show actually closed on 12 May 1983); catalogue with text by Karen Tsujimoto and an exhibition checklist
Sandler 1970
Irving Sandler, The Triumph of American Painting: A History of Abstract Expressionism (New York, 1970)
Sawin 1995
Martica Sawin, Surrealism in Exile and the Beginnings of the New York School (Cambridge, Ma., 1995)
Scharf 1994
William Scharf, AI, 29 April 1994
Schwartz 1933
Jane Schwartz, “Around the Galleries,” Art News 32 (2 December 1933), pp. 8, 16
Schwartz 1996
Hillel Schwartz, The Culture of the Copy: Striking Likenesses, Unreasonable Facsimiles (New York, 1996)
Scott (1914) 1974
Geoffrey Scott, The Architecture of Humanism: A Study in the History of Taste (1914; rev. edn. 1924, repr. New York and London, 1974)
Seitz 1952
William Seitz, notes from Rothko interview (22 January 1952), AAA, Seitz Papers
Seitz 1983
William C. Seitz, Abstract Expressionist Painting in America (Cambridge, Ma., and London, 1983)
Seldes 1978
Lee Seldes, The Legacy of Mark Rothko (New York, 1978; rev. edn. 1996)
Shearman 1992
John Shearman, Only Connect: Art and the Spectator in the Italian Renaissance (Princeton, 1992)
SRGM 1978
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, N.Y., Mark Rothko, 1903–1970: A Retrospective, 27 October 1978–14 January 1979; traveled to The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2 February–1 April 1979; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 21 April–10 June 1979; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 3 July–26 September 1979; catalogue with texts by Bernard Malamud, Diane Waldman and Claire Zamoiski
Stedelijk 1961
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Mark Rothko, 24 November–27 December 1961; catalogue with text by Robert Goldwater
Steindecker 1996
Oliver Steindecker, AI, 9 February 1996
Stoichita 1997
Victor I. Stoichita, A Short History of the Shadow (London, 1997)
Tate 1987
The Tate Gallery, London, Mark Rothko 1903–1970, 17 June–1 September 1987; catalogue with texts by Bonnie Clearwater, Michael Compton, Dana Cranmer, Robert Goldwater, Robert Rosenblum, Irving Sandler and David Sylvester and an exhibition checklist
Tate Liverpool 1988
Tate Gallery, Liverpool, Mark Rothko: The Seagram Mural Project, 28 May 1988–12 February 1989; catalogue with text by Michael Compton and an exhibition checklist
Tate St. Ives 1996
Tate Gallery, St. Ives, Mark Rothko in Cornwall, 4 May–3 November 1996; catalogue with text by Chris Stephens
Terenzio 1992
Stephanie Terenzio, ed., The Collected Writings of Robert Motherwell (New York, 1992)
Tracy 1982
Sophie Tracy, notes of interview held at the MRF (9 June 1982)
Tuchman 1971
Maurice Tuchman, New York School, the First Generation: Paintings of the 1940s and 1930s (Greenwich, Ct., 1971; rev. edn. of Los Angeles, 1965)
Vasari 1987
Giorgio Vasari, Lives of the Artists (1550, rev. 1568), trans. George Bull (London, 1987)
Venice 1958
Venice, Italy, 29th Biennale internazionale d’arte, 14 June–19 October 1958; catalogue with text by Sam Hunter and an exhibition checklist
Venice 1970
Museo d’Arte Moderna Ca’Pesaro, Venice, Mark Rothko, 21 June–15 October 1970; traveled to Marlborough Gallery, New York, as Mark Rothko Paintings 1947–1970, 13 November–5 December 1970; catalogue with text by Guido Perocco
Waldman 1978
Diane Waldman, “Mark Rothko: The Farther Shore of Art,” in SRGM 1978
Waldman 1994
Diane Waldman, Mark Rothko in New York (New York, 1994)
Walker 1983
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Mark Rothko: Seven Paintings from the 1960s, 6 February27 March 1983; no catalogue, brochure with text by Bonnie Clearwater and an exhibition checklist
Whitechapel 1961
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Mark Rothko: A Retrospective Exhibition, Paintings 1943–1960, 10 October–12 November 1961; catalogue with texts by Robert Goldwater and Peter Selz
Wiedmann 1979
August K. Wiedmann, Romantic Roots in Modern Art: Romanticism and Expressionism, A Study in Comparative Aesthetics (London, 1979)
Wollheim 1973
Richard Wollheim, “The Work of Art as Object,” in On Art and the Mind: Essays and Lectures (London, 1973)
Yale 1971
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Salute to Mark Rothko, 6 May–20 June 1971; no catalogue, brochure with text by Andrew Carnduff Ritchie and an exhibition checklist
Yale 1989
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Paintings by Mark Rothko, 2–31 December 1989; no catalogue, brochure with a statement by Rothko and an exhibition checklist
Zanetti 1993
Paolo Serra Zanetti, “Rothko o la tragedia di un solitario,” Arte 23 (January 1993), pp. 52–57
Zurich 1971
Kunsthaus Zürich, Mark Rothko, 21 March–9 May 1971; traveled to Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 26 May–19 July 1971; Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 24 August–3 October 1971; Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 20 November 1971–2 January 1972; and in part to Hayward Gallery, London, 2 February–12 March 1972, and Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, 23 March–8 May 1972. The catalogue lists all references to the first four venues under Zurich 1971; the same catalogue was used at all four venues. Separate catalogue in language of each country with texts by Felix Baumann, Werner Haftmann and Donald McKinney and statements by Rothko
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