Black Over Red - The Life And Work Of Mark Rothko

Tim Marlow explores the life and work of Mark Rothko, one of the 20th century's most influential and complex painters.

Since Rothko made his name in NEW YORK in the 1950s, his giant canvases have been a spiritual inspiration to artists like Sean Scully and Brice Marden.

Tim Marlow talks to them, Rothko's daughter Kate, ARCHITECT Philip Johnson and composer Steve Reich, among others, about Rothko's arrival in America from RUSSIA, the murals he refused to show at the Four Seasons restaurant, and the newly restored Rothko Chapel he created in Houston.