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image of No. 8 Mark Rothko (painter)
American, born Russia, 1903 - 1970
No. 8, 1949
oil and mixed media on canvas
overall: 228.3 x 167.3 cm (89 7/8 x 65 7/8 in.)
Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc.
Copyright © 1997 Christopher Rothko and Kate Rothko Prizel
1986.43.147
Not on View
From the Tour: Selections from the Modern and Contemporary Collections
Object 4 of 8

Exhibition History

1950
Mark Rothko, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, 1950, no cat.
1971
Mark Rothko, Kunsthaus Zurich, 1971, no. 15, repro.
1972
Mark Rotkho, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1972, no. 11, repro.
1976
Acquisition Priorities: Aspects of Postwar Painting in America, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Ohio, 1976-1977, no. 19, repro.
1978
Mark Rothko, 1903-1970: A Retrospective, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1978, no. 89.
1983
Mark Rothko 1949: A Year in Transition / Selections from the Mark Rothko Foundation, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1983, no. 3, repro.
1989
Loan to display with permanent collection, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1989-1990.
1989
Rothko Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, North Carolina Museum, Raleigh, 1989, no cat.
1998
Mark Rothko, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1998-1999, no. 40 (NGA/WMAA cat.) and no. 22 (Paris cat.), repro.
2000
Mark Rothko, 'A consummated experience between picture and onlooker', Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona; Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2000-2001, no. 17, repro.
2001
Mark Rothko Rooms, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2001-2002, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
2010
Vertical Thoughts: Morton Feldman and the Visual Arts, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, 2010, unnumbered catalogue, repro., as No. 8 [Multiform].
2012
Mark Rothko, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, 2012, no catalogue.

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