Year: 1978 Source: Ohio State Medical Journal, (February 1978), p.78-79 SIEC No: 19850633

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), an influential 20th century artist & a founder of the School of Abstract Expressionism, committed suicide at the peak of his career. The authors feel that, since he did not leave a note at the scene, his paintings might be viewed as suicide notes. (NBB)