American Masters

Why Mark Rothko Came to America

Clip: 10/25/2019 | 2m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

Born Marcus Rothkowitz in Dvinsk, Russia, on September 25, 1903, Rothko emigrated to Portland, Oregon, with his family at age 10. Learn more in this clip from American Masters —Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous.

Aired: 10/25/19

Rating: NR

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