Rothko’s Transformation to Abstraction

One of the more important figures in 20th century abstract art is Mark Rothko. Drawn to the field of art in 1923, Rothko’s early instruction was influenced by the avant-garde movement, particularly in the person of his mentor, Max Weber. … Continue reading

Abstract Spaces of Light

In the 1960s, a group of artists in the Los Angeles area began a loose affiliation called the Light and Space movement.  Some of the influences on these artists came from geometric abstract art, minimalism, and op art. They chose … Continue reading