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    “Entrance to the Subway” is an oil painting on canvas, by Mark Rothko, an American painter of Russian-Jewish descent. This painting is part of series of street scenes and subway pictures made in the 1930’s by Mark Rothko (National Gallery of Art). This painting serves as an example of depression-era paintings, a time of poverty and unemployment. The main purpose of this painting is to portray the loneliness of city life. The youngest of four children Mark Rothko was born Marcus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz on the 25th of September 1903 in Dvinsk, Vitebsk Governorate, in the Russian Empire. Rothko later moved to Portland, Oregon in the winter of 1913 after which he received a scholarship from Yale. His initial intention was to become an engineer or an attorney, but he dropped out at the end of his sophomore year, and moved to New York City (Breslin). One of his Yale classmates recalled that Rothko sketched a good deal in college but noted that he had many other interests as well. It was not until he moved to…

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    Ida Kohlmeyer Analysis

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    November 3, 1912 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Polish immigrant parents. She attended Tulane University of New Orleans and received a bachelor’s degree in English Literature in 1933. She met her husband Hugh Kohlmeyer after graduation, and it was on their honeymoon that she fell in love with art and began pursuing her passion for painting and sculpting. She returned to school and received her Master’s of Fine Art from Tulane University in 1956, as a special student under the direction of artist…

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    In 1903 Mark Rothko (born Marcus Rothkowitz) was born in Dvinsk, Russia (now Daugavpils, Latvia). When Rothko was 10 years old he and his family immigrated to the united stated resettling in Portland, Oregon. After Rothko graduated from high school having excelled in academics, he attended Yale University intending to study the liberal arts and the sciences. He left without graduating and moved to NEW YORK CITY. In the 1930’s Rothko was shown in one-person exhibitions and also exhibited with a…

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     Painter The painter of the chosen artwork, Mark Rothko, was an American painter with descent of Jews and Russia. He was born in Dvinsk in the Russian Empire. Later, he did his emigration from Russia to the United States due to his fear of the draft of the Imperial Russian Army of his sons. In the content of the discussion of abstract expressionism, although most of the scholars and professionals refer Mark Rothko as one of the representatives of artists in abstract expressionism, the painter…

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    Mark Rothko was American painter who lived in 20th century and was one of the most famous American postwar artists together with Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. Although he refused to adhere to any art movement, he is generally identified as an Abstract Expressionist. Rothko’s last work of art can be found in Rothko’s Chapel in Houston. The work consists of 14 black paintings. Paintings have no composition, and value and hue are consistent: all 14 paintings are dark, painted in black…

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    ‘The notion of the sublime did not, however, explicitly engage Rothko states Anna Chave in her book Mark Rothko; subjects in abstraction (Chave, 1989, p. 17). Rothko distrusted high-flown approaches to his paintings and preferred to talk about his art work in his own terms of the emotions. Rothko was interested in the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche, specifically the Birth of tragedy. Mark Rothko cites Nietzsche to provide a way to describe his own sense of modern tragedy as he felt that his…

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    In Mark Rothko’s 1961 Orange, Red, Yellow abstract expressionist colour field artwork, displays the colours yellow, orange and red. The disembodied colours are piled up together creating this feeling of the colours hovering on the canvas. Orange, Red, Yellow by Mark Rothko evidently describes the abstract expressionist style. The media use of acrylic paint affected the style of the painting. The lack of form in Rothko’s painting can be evidently seen as Rothko painted three rectangular shapes…

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    Good afternoon Corbin, The current National Oncology/Infusion Competency version 2 specifies the following: (a) Inital evaluation requires a total of two PATT-2 media fill challenge with needles and one modified PhaSeal PATT (b) Ongoing requires one PATT-2 challenge and one modified PhaSeal Following the last OSC meeting, there were some confusions amongst the SCAL Oncology Supervisors with regards to PATT-2 testing for new hires and existing staff. Can you please provide clarification on…

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    Mark Twain’s life is full of quotes and passages we can all relate to. But there was one that stood out to me when I did my research reading “Plan for the future because that 's where you are going to spend the rest of your life”. (On planning for the future by Mark Twain. (n.d.)) This simple idea from Twain made perfect sense after I really read into Letters from The Earth from our text book. (Twain, M., & Doyno, V. (1995)) Twain in Letter II writes about Heaven with “His heaven is like…

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    The Gospel of Luke for Everyone Reflection Paper In the book The Gospel of Luke for Everyone by N.T. Wright there are multiple themes coming through throughout the passages in his teachings on the book of Luke from the New Testament. N. T. Wright writes about Luke speaking on love, healing, prayer, faith, traveling, and following without question. Travelling in obedience to God’s call is one of Luke’s central pictures for what it means to be Christian (Wright, p.117). The major theme that is…

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