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pencil sketch of rothko’s black painting. my favorite painting.
rothko black series
no.8 1964 
'at first glance, these paintings may appear solid black. however, prolonged contemplation reveals the slow build-up of the surface through multiple layers and the close attention rothko paid to gradations in tone and texture. rather than annihilating colour and light, the black-form paintings appear almost luminous as their surfaces absorb and reflect light. the paintings invite the viewer to look more closely, introducing an element of duration and physical self-awareness into the process of perception’ tate modern

pencil sketch of rothko’s black painting. my favorite painting.

rothko black series

no.8 1964 

'at first glance, these paintings may appear solid black. however, prolonged contemplation reveals the slow build-up of the surface through multiple layers and the close attention rothko paid to gradations in tone and texture. rather than annihilating colour and light, the black-form paintings appear almost luminous as their surfaces absorb and reflect light. the paintings invite the viewer to look more closely, introducing an element of duration and physical self-awareness into the process of perception’ tate modern

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