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Sunday, October 18th, 2009

After 20 Years Rothko Murals Return to Tate Liverpool

Alexander Liberman – Rothko in his Studio, New York, 1964. (Alexander Liberman Photographic Collection & Archive Research Library, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California (2000.R.19) © J. Paul Getty Trust)

In 1988 Tate Liverpool opened it’s doors for the very first time with an exhibition of Mark Rothko’s The Seagram Murals. More than 20 years later the painting have returned to the museum, where they are on display now through March 21, 2010. On Thursday, Oct. 18, Achim Borchardt-Hume, formerly of Tate Modern where he was responsible for curating the recent Rothko exhibition, and now Chief Curator at Whitechapel Gallery, London, will give a unique talk concerning the museum’s long term relationship with Rothko. More event info here

Mark Rothko – Black on Maroon, Mural, Section 3, 1959. (Tate © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko ARS, NY and DACS, London)

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