DAUGAVPILS – Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko (Marcus Rothkowitz, 1903-1970) was born in Daugavpils, Latvia (then Dvinsk, Russia). In 1913 he moved together with his family to the United States. As one of few artists who a new school of American painting, Mark Rothko became a monumental figure in the 20th century art. Mark Rothko world-famous artist has ‘returned’ to his home town in 2003 when the city of Daugavpils celebrated his Centenary by series of events: Rothko Room with collection of fine reproductions opened in local museum, the Rothko memorial sign was erected on the Daugava river bank, International symposium ‘Starting Point’ gathered famous art experts. Since 2005 the annual international art workshop takes place in Daugavpils to commemorate Mark Rothko artistic achievements.
Coin is available at Daugavpils Tourism Information Center.

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  • Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
  • Coin Alloy Color: silver
  • Coin Diameter: 31,00
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine
  • Country: Latvia
  • Available: yes, not through coin dispenser
  • Location: DAUGAVPILS, Latvia