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The open-air art work “ROTHKO”

  • The open-air art work “ROTHKO”
  • The open-air art work “ROTHKO”
Address
Atrodas Daugavpils cietoksnī uz cietokšņa vaļņa
Phone
+371 65430253
Email
rotkocentrs@daugavpils.lv

The open-air art work “ROTHKO” was created in 2015 during the First International Sculpture Symposium „R” (17.04.-25.04.)that was organized in the framework of residency program of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.  Sculpture is located in Daugavpils Fortress on fortress wall.

The spatial art work „ROTHKO” is a present of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and participants of the First International Sculpture Symposium „R” toDaugavpils city in its 740th anniversary.

The art work ROTHKO is an identity mark of the artist in environment demonstrating belonging of the artist to Daugavpils city. In inscription there is a name of world known Latvian and American artist who was born in Daugavpils – Mark Rothko.

In international Sculpture Symposium participated 6 artists, as follows: Edgars Vronskis and Maris Sarsuns  from Daugavpils, Kristaps Strauts and Matiss Jansons from Latvia, Saso Sazdovski from Macedonia and  Rumen Dimitrov from Bulgary; each of the sculptors  created one letter making together unique art work in Daugavpils Fortress.

The art work ROTHKO was presented during celebrations of the 2nd year of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre on April 24, 2015.