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Mark Rothko Art Center, Daugavpils
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Mark Rothko (Marcus Rothkowitz, 1903-1970) the monumental figure of the 20th century art was born in Daugavpils, Latvia (then Dvinsk, Russia). Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre is located in the former Artillery Arsenal building (1833) of Dinaburg Fortress, where history goes hand in hand with contemporary art and creates a unique and inspiring place for creative expression and experience. Visitors may see Rothko’s works and exhibits dedicated to his life, art and his early years in Daugavpils. Other exhibits include the art works of international and national artists.
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  • Only go to this if you enjoy modern art, or are at least interested in it. He's an interesting artist who came from the area but emigrated to the US with his family as a boy but I'm afraid we found hi...  more »
  • is located in the fortress which has been completely restored and embellished a bit. but worth it! Museum of technology of all sorts, punctuated that makes it not just contemporary but also a lot of functional ... Rothko's work rather bear philosophy so those who didn't understand black square Malevich is not really comfortable ... but everyone else will only stay in the ecstasy of what he saw. Good rest everyone who decides to visit!
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  • Worked in the fortress did not podaleku and ate in Art. the center of them. Mark Rothko. Dish is very iziskanye and delicious. There are nacionalnye drinks.
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  • Great learning experience of Mark Rothko's biography. Information is provided in varios formats - captions, videos, video projections. There are reproductions as well as original paintings in the museum. The second floor is dedicated to modern art and collection there is being changed often. This is a must-see place in Daugavpils.
  • Go in small group and take one of fantastic tour guides. Whole story makes me love art again. Feels like entrance should cost as twice as much, than actually are.
  • Highly recommended if visiting Daugavpils. Exhibitions of works of Mark Rothko and also Latvian artists.
  • Beautiful building. Lots of exhibition space. Located in the fortress, which is something to see.
  • Neatly organized gallery, lots of information and events.