Leo Rotko

Leo Rotko is described as an artist who balances still lifes and portraiture in his work. Despite his humility towards the objects he depicts, he prefers the turmoil and vividness of his inner vision over the conventional representation of what he sees. The passionate brushstrokes emphasize and give weight to the volumes in his paintings, imbuing even the inanimate objects with a sense of animation.

Rotko seeks to achieve fulfillment and harmony through the colors he uses in his landscapes and still lifes. His brushwork plays a significant role in shaping the forms, employing intense contrasts between light and shadow, dark tones like black and blue, and vibrant hues such as red to make the volumes stand out.

For Rotko, landscapes serve as a means to express psychological states rather than being mere depictions of space and color. These landscapes are characterized by contrasting elements and movements, intricately woven with subtle interplays of light.


Authenticity: Work sold with a certificate of authenticity.


Few artists succeed in creating such a perfect illusion.

Awarded the BSH Medal for “For merits in the visual arts. »

Works in:

  • Tretjakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
  • Museum of Modern Art, Minsk, Belarus.
  • Art Center of Marc Chagall, Vitebsk, Belarus
  • Museum of Modern Art, Vienne
  • In private collections in France, Germany, USA, United Kingdom, Finland, Canada, Germany and etc.

1986 Exhibitions in Kaunas (Lithuania), 

1987 Biala Podlaska (Poland), 

1988 Winner of the All-Union Contest “The Main Victory Monument on Poklonnaya Hill” (Moscow, Russia).

1989 International competition “InterArch-89” (Sofia, Bulgaria). Diploma.

1989 Member of the All-Union competition on the design of the Temple-monument to the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Russia. Moscow.

1991 Ravensburg (Germany).

1995 First Prize and Diploma of the Competition of the Republic of Belarus for the best project and construction in 1995 (Terminal of the International Port in Yokohama (Japan)).

1996 First prize in the republican competition for a memorial sign to the victims of the Chernobyl disaster.

1990-1993 Four solo exhibitions of paintings and drawings in Brest.

1993 Personal exhibition of paintings in the city of Ravensburg (Germany).

1995 Personal exhibition of watercolors in the city of Ravensburg (Germany).

1993-1995 Diplomas and awards of the Unions of Architects for the best architectural project of the year.

1996 International Painting Triennial in Sofia, Bulgaria.

1999 Personal exhibition of paintings in Ravensburg (Germany).

2001 Anniversary Exhibition in Brest.

2002 Sale Exhibition, Lich, Germany

2009-2011 Personal Exhibitions Germany, France, Lithuania, Poland (Biala)

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