Paintings inspired by Marc Rothko

(Markus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz (Russian: Ма́ркус Я́ковлевич Ротко́вич)

As some of you might realize that my paintings seem close to a so called “Rothko-Style”. Despite the first impression at my exhibitions there are only a few color field paintings that refer to Marc Rothko. Of course his work inspired my painting career but more I am influenced by Paul Klee – the great german art teacher and member of “Blaue Reiter” and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Theory of Colours). Goethe –  writer and poet but also a great scientist who created the Theory of Colours which he considered his most important work and a big inspiration for Rudolf Steiner, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Novalis. Goethe named his method: “The experiment as mediator between subject and object” – we call it nowadays:  phenomenological