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Rothko was murdered: "I wish you could publish," Martin informed ARTnews from
her remote fastness in the Southwest, "that I don't believe for a minute that Rothko
committed suicide. Nobody in that state of mind could. He was done in, ...
very little contact between Rothko's mind and his body. "He" treated "it" as though
it were an appendage. In the studio, Rothko was a man of resolution: one of the
last artists in America to believe, with his entire being, that painting could carry ...
That was all Rothko had, by way of religious imagery. In anguish, the blur was
dark; in repose and happiness, suffused with the peachiest and most delicately
tuned colors. In their similarity to landscape, the august blurs stacked up the
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - philipjohn - LibraryThing
Robert Hughes must be one of the finest users of language at work in the field of art criticism. His comments, whether you agree with them or not, are always a joy to read. Read full review
Nothing if not critical: selected essays on art and artistsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This collection brings together over 90 essays, many of which have already appeared in major journals. Hughes considers the Masters, 19th-century art and artists, the Modernist spirit, American and ... Read full review