Mark Rothko bio

Birth Name: Mark Rothko

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: September25, 1903

Date Of Death: February 25, 1970

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Mark Rothko was born on the 25th of September, 1903. He was best known for being a Painter. Latvian-born American artist associated with Abstract Expressionism and Color Field Painting; known for ‘Four Darks in Red.’ Considered among the United States’ most famous post-World War II artists along with Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.

Mark Rothko was born in Russia. He began working in New York’s garment district in 1923. His passion for art was sparked after seeing students from the Art Students League of New York drawing a model. His late period works included “No. 3/No. 13 (Magenta, Black, Green on Orange),” which was displayed at the Museum of Modern Art, and “No. 61 (Rust and Blue),” exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Mark Rothko was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Mark Rothko was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Mark Rothko is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Mark Rothko was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME:Mark Rothko
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Mark Rothko was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Mark Rothko was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Mark Rothko had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Mark Rothko’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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