Art Genres Famous Color Field Paintings

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List of famous Color Field paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The Color Field period was a cultural awakening in the art world, so it's no surprise it produced some of the most historic paintings in the history of the world. The works of art listed below are some of the most popular Color Field paintings, so most of the artist's names who created these works will be very recognizable. Renowned paintings from the Color Field period are showcased in museums all around the world, so save yourself an expensive vacation by simply scrolling through this list.

Pieces here include everything from Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue I to Ocean Park No. 38.

This list answers the questions, “What are the most famous Color Field paintings?” and “What are examples of Color Field paintings?”

Green and Maroon is a 1953 artwork by Mark Rothko. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Mark Rothko

Genres (Art): Abstract art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Color Field, Abstract expressionism

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Green and Tangerine on Red is a 1956 artwork by Mark Rothko. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Mark Rothko

Genres (Art): Abstract art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Color Field, Abstract expressionism

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Artist: Richard Diebenkorn

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Color Field

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Ochre and Red on Red is a 1954 artwork by Mark Rothko. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Mark Rothko

Genres (Art): Abstract art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Color Field, Abstract expressionism

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