After a long trek through Expressionism and Surrealism, Rothko’s definitive style coalesced in 1950. Using canvases roughly the height and width of a human standing with outstretched arms, he created what he sometimes called "doors" and "windows" in luminous color. "My pictures are indeed facades" he once said. Muriel Steinberg acquired this painting soon after it was made.
Geometric abstraction, creating order out of chaos, meaning out of seamless disorder and uncertainty.
Limewood yields to the edge of the master’s blade, peeling away like apple skin, revealing soft flesh within
Why is the canvas darkest at the top? Ombre for lost hombres? Mandala of the mind?
The architecture and decoration of the Orthodox Christian church is a reflection of cosmological beliefs.
The musty odour of the archive clung to Serge’s clothes as he walked home in the fresh spring air.
Now that the compulsion is completed and isolated, I may look upon the divine.
In the Rothko Room at The Phillips Gallery in Washington, DC they only let in eight visitors at a time...
There is a fine line between fiction and reality, and it is here that truth resides.
In the sanctuary, dim-lit by rows of flickering candles shielded by crimson glass sheltered from other and—other still
At the dressing table in the corner of their white bedroom, she sits on her red-painted chair...
He was three hours into painting before stepping back and thinking about throwing the canvas in the garbage.
So much desert in the red sunlight between me and the shadow that tries to unloose itself from the anchor of my body.
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