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Vuoden ensimmäiset kuukaudet ovat minulle toistumiseen haasteellisia. Kylmyys ja pimeys aiheuttavat sitä kuuluisaa alakuloa, jota kaamosmasennukseksi kutsutaan. Olen yrittänyt piristää itseäni asennemuutoksella ja katsellut esimerkiksi hienoja dokumentteja, joissa seikkaillaan lumisessa pohjoisessa huikean kauniissa maisemissa. 245 more words
There’s a Dar Williams song, “Mark Rothko Song,” that affects me. I have listened to it over and over again over the past ten years, and though I never knew who or what it was about there is something about this song that makes my heart shift every time I hear it, that makes me feel something: something warm and also like deep blue currents, something both smiling and melancholy, something incandescent like flashes of sunlight on the surface of dark fathomless water. 1,082 more words
Restoring the Graffitied Rothko: In Conversation with Dr. Bronwyn Ormsby, Conservation Scientist, Tate.
The role of the Conservation Scientist is not often at the forefront of visitors’ minds when they enter a gallery. However the incident of a visitor damaging the Mark Rothko canvas, ‘Black On Maroon’ in 2012, acutely threw their vital role into public view. 703 more words
The Modern Art world’s most prestigious event, the Turner Prize, passed quietly this month with considerably less controversy than usual. On this year’s shortlist were 3 filmmakers including Duncan Campbell who eventually scooped the prize, with the fourth artist working in the medium of print. 431 more words