Daugavpils

Mark Rothko Art Center

Mark Rothko Art Center

Daugavpils Marka Rotko mākslas centrs is a center for contemporary Art and culture in Daugavpils. It is located in the building of the Arsenal of the Daugavpils Fortress — here history keeps pace with modern art, creating a unique and inspiring space for creative research.

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Mark Rothko Art Center in Daugavpils, Latvia

The Mark Rothko Art Center hosts exhibitions of famous Latvian and foreign artists whose works relate to various fields and techniques – painting, graphics, textiles, ceramics and photography. Cultural and historical expositions can also be viewed here.

In the Art Center you can:

to get acquainted with the Rothko sector, where a digital exhibition is located, representing Daugavpils at the beginning of the XX century through the eyes of an artist, and then exploring the development of his creative path to worldwide fame;

view the permanent exhibitions, including reproductions and original works by Mark Rothko;

to see the works of internationally recognized Latvian, European and world masters of contemporary art, as well as exhibitions dedicated to famous natives of the region;

Mark Rothko Gallery, Latvia

The idea to create the Mark Rothko Art Center and its collection arose in 2002, when the organization of celebrations in honor of the centenary of the artist's birth began. The foundation of the collection was laid by the works of the international art plein air. In the future, the collection expanded due to works donated by well-known artists in Latvia and the world, whose biography is associated with this region.

Mark Rothko

The program of international symposiums and art residencies helps to attract professionals – representatives of contemporary art, providing replenishment of the collection of the Mark Rothko Art Center with highly artistic works. The collection has been constantly increasing since the opening of the Mark Rothko Art Center in 2013.

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March 29, 2024

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