Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko International Plein Air

Held annually since 2006 at Daugavpils, birthplace of Mark Rothko who emigrated to America to become known as an outstanding Abstract Expressionist of the 20th century.

This event is organised by the Department of Culture of the City of  Daugavpils.

Artists from all over the world participate each year.

This year artists from, Belarus, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, The Netherlands, UK, and Ukraine, took part.

One work is selected from each participant to form part of the permanent collection for the Mark Rothko Art Center