Category Archives: Mark Rothko

The Rothko Chapel

The Rothko Chapel “I’m not an abstract artist, I’m not interested in the relationship of colour or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions – tragedy, ecstasy, doom and so on.” Mark Rothko. “The Rothko … Continue reading

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Mark Rothko and the Religious Experience

“The people who weep before my pictures,” Rothko remarked, “are having the same religious experience I had when I painted them.” Gordon Burn

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Mark Rothko and Grace – “Never Despair”

Considering the way of the passing of Mark Rothko, and the spiritual beauty inherent in his work, I would like to invite some words by a man of holy wisdom. Never Despair “Nil desperandum! – Never despair!” Never despair because … Continue reading

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