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  • Writer's pictureYasmeen Kamrani Sallam

Invitation to Explore Mark Rothko

To continue learning about famous artists, today we explored Mark Rothko.

Rothko was an American abstract painter. He is best known for his color field paintings that depicted irregular and painterly rectangular regions of color.

We set out two invitations to explore & create:

1. Invitation to Paint Rectangular Boxes: With different sized recycled rectangular boxes, tempera paint, and brushes we invited the children to paint rectangles just like Rothko!

2. Invitation to Create Rothko with Loose Parts: With translucent acrylic squares/rectangles and mirrors we invited the children to create Rothko paintings with loose parts!

Here are other ways to explore famous artists: Painting like Pollock, 7 ways to Explore Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol Invitations Three Ways, Invitation to Build Waterlilies and the Japanese Bridge' by Claude Monet,Keith Haring DIY STEM, Invitation to Create Just Like Ruth Asawa,Invitation to Frame Kehinde Wiley Art with Loose Parts,Invitation to Create Robert Bradford Sculptures,Simone Leigh Sculptures, Alma Woodsey Thomas Art 3 Ways, Collaborative Circle Collage, Collaborative Invitation to Create Yayoi Kusama, Reginald Laurent Collage Art, Two Ways to Create like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring Street Art, Invitation to Explore Wayne Thiebaud.

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