Rothko + Gottleib - June 13, 1943 statement.We favor the simple expression of the complex thought. We are for the large shape because it has the impact of the unequivocal. We wish to reassert the picture plane. We are for flat forms because they destroy illusion and reveal truth.
Red, Orange, Tan, and Purple, 1949.
No. 13 (White, Red, on Yellow), 1958.
No. 301 (Red and Blue over Red), 1959.
No. 10, 1950.
Untitled (Blue, Green, and Brown), 1952.