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    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans

    Mark Rothko: The Decisive Decade 1940-1950

    Feb 1 – May 26, 2013

    CMA celebrates one of the world’s most influential and best-known artists of the 20th century, Mark Rothko with the exhibition, Mark Rothko: The Decisive Decade 1940-1950 featuring 37 works including paintings, watercolors and works on paper drawn largely from the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

    MORE: http://www.columbusmuseum.org/exhibitions/future-exhibitions/





    I’m going to the preview Thursday night (member perk!) and I CANNOT WAIT.



    GCAC Presents: Does Rothko Speak to You?
    Published on February 7, 2013 8:00 am
    By: Nancy Colvin

    Yes, I know, abstract painting is tough and either it speaks to you or it doesn’t. I’ve spent nearly a year reading about Mark Rothko, looking at images of his work, squinting my eyes and looking again trying to figure out what it is I’m missing and honestly, until a few days ago, I still didn’t get it.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/gcac-presents-does-rothko-speak-to-you



    Theatre Review: Red’s bursts of color add life and passion to the stage
    Published on February 16, 2013 1:11 pm
    By: Lisa Much

    Columbus seems overtaken right now with Mark Rothko. Until May 26th, The Columbus Art Museum hosts Mark Rothko: The Decisive Decade 1940-1950. Meanwhile, CATCO performs the play Red, a brief glimpse into the painter’s life. For those that know little about the man (or abstract expressionism in general), a trip, preferably before the museum for context purposes, to CATCO seems in order.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/theatre-review-red-lm1

    Anne Evans
    Anne Evans

    Show has an article in the NY Times:
    Rothko’s Journey to His Fields of Color, in Full View
    “FOR many art lovers, Mark Rothko’s layered bands of misty color represent the apex of 20th-century abstraction. Here was an artist who painstakingly distilled the achievements of the painters who came before him and forever changed how we see the horizon line.”
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