Rothko: The greatest Abstract Expressionist ever?

Turn to our Facebook poll and have your say on whether this Russian-American artist takes the greatest Abstract Expressionist title
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Mark Rothko
Mark Rothko

Despite creating vastly different work, Jackson Pollock, Cy Twombly and Willm de Kooning were all aligned to Abstract Expressionism, an American post-World War II movement that eschewed figurative content in favour of displays of emotional intensity. So too was our Artist of the Week Mark Rothko, although he repeatedly denied his monstrous colour filed paintings were abstract. We want to know who you think is the greatest Abstract Expressionist ever? Take part in our Facebook poll here, and we'll share the results soon.


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