Oregon Art Beat

Rothko: Life Beyond The Abstract

Season 19 Episode 14 | 45m 7s

Mark Rothko, one of America’s most celebrated post-war painters, has deep roots in Oregon. Oregon Art Beat explores stories from Rothko’s childhood selling newspapers in Portland, to finding his peer group of artists in New York, including Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, to his transformational work helping birth a new, uniquely American art form.

Aired: 04/24/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, The Kinsman Foundation, US Bank, Jackson Foundation and Roundhouse Foundation.