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We have already seen something of Rothko's liking for “tragic and timeless”
subjects. In his work, the quest for archetypal imagery was bound up with a
strong sense of theatre: the planes of beach and sky behind his figures of the late
Robert Hughes. 216 The Rothko Chapel, Houston 217 Mark Rothko Centre
Triptych for the Rothko Chapel 1966 Courtesy of the Rothko Chapel, Houston
Testament. What was more, he expected it to do so.
Copyright (C) 1991 Kate Rothko-Prizel and Christopher Rothko/ARS, New York
for Rothko (180,215, 216, 217). Copyright 1991 FRANKSTELLA/ARS, N.Y. for
Stella (250). Copyright 1991 THE ESTATE AND FOUNDATION OF ANDY ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Read full review
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Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Read full review