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Mark Rothko

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  • LACMA's 'Space Sculpture' shot from center stage to oblivion

    Before there was "Urban Light," there was "Space Sculpture." Erected as a dramatic plaza centerpiece when the Los Angeles County Museum of Art first opened on Wilshire Boulevard 50 years ago, "Space Sculpture" stumbled through a less-than-splendid...
  • Roundup: Kusama's popularity, Frida's love letters, overgrown galleries

    The world’s most popular exhibitions … galleries getting ever bigger … Frida Kahlo’s love letters … and controversies surrounding the park projects of architect Thomas Heatherwick. Plus: overcrowded museums, Lima murals...
  • School Notes: fellowships, acceptance, alternative spring break, dean's list, graduations

    Emma Perdue of Grasonville, a freshman at McDaniel College, is among the 2018 class of Global Fellows. McDaniel's Global Fellows program is a structured three-year program open to freshmen and designed to enhance their understanding of global issues,...
  • REVIEW: 'Red' at Redtwist Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Red' at Redtwist Theatre
    The towering genius and caprices of Mark Rothko provided onetime Chicagoan John Logan with a large canvas that ultimately proved profitable. Logan's "Red" took home the Tony Award for best play in 2010 and was last seen here in 2011 at the Goodman....
  • When seeing is not believing

    When seeing is not believing
    Harun Farocki's "Eye/Machine III" strings together footage made primarily by and for machines. Black-and-white landscapes viewed from above by missile scanners so they can hit their targets, a hallway surveyed in psychedelic lines by the eye of a robot...
  • Last call for pop art at Allentown Art Museum

    Landmark pop art that has graced the walls of the Allentown Art Museum this fall is coming down on Sunday. You have four more days to see "Robert Indiana: From A to Z" and "American Pop: The Prints." There are guided tours and events, and on Thursday...
  • NCC play about art to be performed at Allentown Art Museum

    It seems fitting that "Red," a play about art and an artist, should be performed at Allentown Art Museum. John Logan's Tony Award-winning play about painter Mark Rothko will be presented by the Northampton Community College Theater Department Thursday,...
  • Red lips that speak softly, but say everything

    Red lips that speak softly, but say everything
    Red lips were a potent enough trend at the Golden Globes that even Lorde swapped her Goth plum for a more classic pop of color. But on her and other celebs such as Amal Clooney, Taylor Schilling and Keira Knightley, the red lines were neither so sharply...
  • Three art shows in San Diego recall abstraction's prominence

    Abstract paintings and sculptures were once the gold standard of Modern art. They spoke of adventurous aesthetic expeditions into hitherto unexplored visual realms. Since the 1950s the figurative banner was held high by marvelous painters such as...
  • Helen Molesworth, MOCA's new chief curator, relishes the possibilities

    Helen Molesworth, MOCA's new chief curator, relishes the possibilities
    On this dark, rainy afternoon, Museum of Contemporary Art chief curator Helen Molesworth is hunkered down inside her office, bundled up in the copious folds of a fuzzy, gray sweater — and she is making sausage. That's what Molesworth calls this...
  • First Blush

    First Blush
    Mark Rothko used paint to create a kind of almost living hum that vibrated off of the canvas. While his hum was overwhelmingly dark and ominous, the works on display in “Blush,” at Gallery CA through July 9, have a similar energy but emit a...