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June 21, 2014

ROTHKO EXHIBIT AT THE ST LOUIS ART MUSEUM

Rothko Exhibit at the St Louis Art Museum

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‘Tragic and Timeless: The Art of Mark Rothko’ is an exhibition running through September 2014 and features several loaned paintings which came about as part of a deal which sees several paintings loaned in the opposite direction. You can learn more about this Rothko exhibit here. Few artists have quite the draw as Mark Rothko and this represents a key moment in the history of the St Louis Art Museum….

Black on Maroon 1958 by Mark Rothko 1903-1970

Black on Maroon 1958 Restored to its Former Glory

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Black on Maroon has been carefully restored by a team of experts having been defaced in October 2012 at the Tate Modern. Several advanced restoration techniques were used in order to ensure that this valuable piece was not ruined by the actions of one individual, so that the rest of us can continue to enjoy the painting in London. Rothko himself left several canvases to art institutions in London and…