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"A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience."

“A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience.”

Mark Rothko, painter


Impressions on visiting the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao: 3 of 3 – The Art on View

This is the last article on my impressions of The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

In previous articles on the Guggenheim Bilbao I was unreasonably harsh about its overall lack of humour. 267 more words


11 spectacular works by Rothko on display in Boston

This autumn, 11 monumental works by Mark Rothko are displayed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Mark Rothko: Reflection, is on view until 1 July, 2018 and is the result of a collaboration with the National Gallery of Art, Washington. 214 more words


Wait, is that a Rothko...? @ MoMA [permanent collection, part 4]

How subtle and feather-light, how wonderfully surreal, how utterly refreshing from his later work where drawing gave way, drowned under thick layers of colour.

<<”Slow Swirl at the Edge of the Sea” pictures two creatures dancing between sea and sky, surrounded by arabesques, spirals, and stripes. 78 more words

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