Oliver Steindecker (1940-)
Oliver Steindecker – Oliver Steindecker was a student under Rothko beginning in 1968 and continued to work for him until he found Rothko deceased in 1970. His 1985 painting E = mc² is an homage to Einstein. This image was featured in a New York Times article in September 1986. Steindecker was later referenced again in the New York Times. E = mc² was included in a solo show of Steindecker’s in New York City. He now resides in Long Island.