rothko chapel

"Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness."
-Mark Rothko

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Mark Rothko - Black in Deep Red (1957)

alecshao:

Mark Rothko - Black in Deep Red (1957)

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“If you… are moved only by the color relationships, then you miss the point.”

—   Mark Rothko

Light Red Over Black, (1957)
Mark Rothko

Light Red Over Black, (1957)

Mark Rothko

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White and Greens in Blue, 1953

“We assert that subject matter is crucial and only that subject matter is valid which is tragic and timeless.”

—   Mark Rothko
White Center (Yellow, Pink and Lavender on Rose), 1957

“There is no such thing as a good painting about nothing.”

—   Mark Rothko
Light Cloud, Dark Cloud, 1957
Blue and Grey, 1962

Blue and Grey, 1962

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“It is really a matter of ending this silence and solitude, of breathing and stretching one’s arms again.”

—   Mark Rothko