Mark Rothko Foundation records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.markrotf
Creators:
Mark Rothko Foundation
Dates:
1976-1987
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Administrative files, correspondence and printed material pertaining to the activities of the Mark Rothko Foundation.
Scope and Contents
Administrative files reports and activity summaries of the Mark Rothko Foundation and also pertain to the Foundation's donation to the National Gallery of Art. Correspondence includes letters between Donald Blinken and members of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation concerning exhibitions, special projects and donations of Mark Rothko's work. Printed material includes exhibition pamphlets and postcards as well a newspaper clippings relating to Mark Rothko.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Mark Rothko Foundation was established in 1969 by artist, Mark Rothko. Donald Blinken became the Foundation's president in 1976.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2011 by the Mark Rothko Foundation via Ambassador Donald Blinken, president.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blinken, Donald M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Gallery of Art (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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