Mark Rothko - Columbus Museum of Art
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January 30, 2013 8:50 pm at 8:50 pm #95627
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.January 30, 2013 8:52 pm at 8:52 pm #532635
JAMJanuary 30, 2013 9:25 pm at 9:25 pm #532636
I’m going to the preview Thursday night (member perk!) and I CANNOT WAIT.February 7, 2013 3:56 pm at 3:56 pm #532637
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.February 16, 2013 7:03 pm at 7:03 pm #532638
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-lm1March 21, 2013 2:12 pm at 2:12 pm #532639
Show has an article in the NY Times:
Rothko’s Journey to His Fields of Color, in Full View
By TED LOOS
“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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