RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 51993300 LA English T1 The essential Mark Rothko A1 Ottmann, Klaus., Rothko, Mark,, PB Wonderland Press : Harry N. Abrams PP New York YR 2003 SN 0810958260 9780810958265 AB How did a 10-year-old Russian immigrant named Marcus Rothkowitz, who arrived at Ellis Island in 1913 with his mother, become Mark Rothko, one of the greatest American artists of the 20th century? Did you know that: in his youth, he wanted to be an actor, and that the theater remained his first love? he was largely self-taught? he painted figuratively for more than half of his life? he saw even his most abstract and meditative works as dramas? 72 illustrations, including 61 plates in full color.