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“I start a picture and I finish it. I don’t think about art while I work. I try to think about life.”
– Jean Michel Basquiat
Happy Birthday Mark Rothko!
September 25, 1903
“I’m not an abstractionist. I’m not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.”
Bottom: No. 61 (Rust and Blue), 1953, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles