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No. 61 (Rust and Blue)

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No. 61 (Rust and Blue)

No. 61 (Rust and Blue)
File:No 61 Mark Rothko.jpg
Artist Mark Rothko
Year 1953
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 115 cm × 92 cm (45 in × 36 in)
Location Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

No. 61 (Rust and Blue) is a 1951 painting by the Russian-American Abstract expressionist artist Mark Rothko. The work was first exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 1961.[1] In common with Rothko's other works from this period, No. 61 consists of large expanses of colour delineated by uneven, hazy shades.



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