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Image: Mark Rothko, May 3 - August 16, 1998

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IMAGE: Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1953, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., Copyright © 1997 Christopher Rothko and Kate Rothko Prizel The exhibition presented 97 paintings and 17 graphics by the artist, encompassing all phases of his career from the 1920s to his death in 1970, with an emphasis on the so-called surrealist and classic periods. The exhibition was the first comprehensive American retrospective of Rothko's work in 20 years. Works from the collection of the National Gallery of Art, donated by the Mark Rothko Foundation in 1986, were featured along with drawings on loan from public and private collections in the United States, Europe, and Japan.