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Rust & Blue- painting of a man enjoying painting No. 61 (Rust & Blue) by Mark Rothko



Rust & Blue
painting of a man enjoying painting No. 61 (Rust & Blue) by Mark Rothko

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
8" x 8" or 20 x 20 cm
2016

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I remember first seeing a Rothko painting in a book. I thought it was so simple and it didn't do anything for me. When I saw one in real life I remembered he once mentioned one could best experience his art from a mere 12" or 30 cm distance. So I did. And then something happened. I was overwhelmed by all nuances in colors and felt swept away to a new reality of sorts. Really wonderful and hard to explain. But I do understand why people cry in front of his works. When it gets you it is that powerful.

kind regards, Gerard

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