"She had chosen the Rothko canvases in the hope I would find them meditative."
Artwork by Rothko hung in gallery
Creative Commons AttributionArtwork by Rothko hung in gallery - Credit: Procsilas Moscas, flickr

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), a Latvian-born American artist whose favoured genre was abstract expressionism.  

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