RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Mark Rothko

A collection of news and information related to Mark Rothko published by this site and its partners.

Top Mark Rothko Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • 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...
  • Art from Bunny Mellon collection brings in $158.7 million at auction

    Art from Bunny Mellon collection brings in $158.7 million at auction
    Art from the collection of the late Rachel Lambert Mellon -- known as Bunny Mellon -- brought in a total of $158.7 million at auction Monday. The Sotheby's auction in New York comprised 43 works of art, all of which sold, led by a Mark Rothko painting...
  • Mark Rothko painting sells for $45 million at Sotheby's auction

    Mark Rothko painting sells for $45 million at Sotheby's auction
    A canvas by Mark Rothko sold for $45 million and an American flag painting by Jasper Johns fetched $36 million Tuesday at a Sotheby's auction of contemporary art in New York that featured nearly 80 works and brought in a total of $343.7 million.  The...
  • Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))'s dark 'Soused': Judge it for yourself

    Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))'s dark 'Soused': Judge it for yourself
        Hardened, mesmerizing and residing within a realm "where no worm squirm," British crooner Scott Walker's collaboration with drone metal band Sunn 0))) is the darkened experimental underground's equivalent of Lou Reed working with Metallica. Except...
  • Creative era of Jess Collins, Robert Duncan brought full circle

    The circle of artists and writers around Bay Area painter Jess Collins and his lifelong romantic partner, poet Robert Duncan, didn't have a memorable name or a specific program. But it was to San Francisco in the 1950s and 1960s something of what the...
  • Guy Pearce, Dominic West Join Michael Grandage's 'Genius'

    LONDON -- Guy Pearce and Dominic West are to join Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney in Michael Grandage's "Genius." Pearce will take the role of F. Scott Fitzgerald alongside West as Ernest Hemmingway in leading theater director...
  • Andy Warhol paintings take in more than $100 million at auction

    Andy Warhol paintings take in more than $100 million at auction
    Two Andy Warhol works of art -- including a portrait of Marilyn Monroe -- sold Tuesday for more than $100 million combined at a Christie's New York auction, a sale of postwar and contemporary art that brought in a hefty total of $744.9 million. Warhol's...
  • For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color

    For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color
    With an album called "Sun Pictures," it's no wonder bassist and composer Linda Oh's music has a strong visual component. "I generally think of color," Oh told CTNow. "I love painter Mark Rothko. I think of music in color, and imagery is a big part of it...
  • Surveying Francesco Vezzoli's shrewd, movie-mad work at MOCA

    Surveying Francesco Vezzoli's shrewd, movie-mad work at MOCA
      A typical video by Francesco Vezzoli is a veritable cavalcade of stars, mostly female — Helen Mirren, Natalie Portman, Catherine Deneuve, Eva Mendez, Milla Jovovich, Michelle Williams, Lauren Bacall and many more, plus a few men (Helmut Berger,...
  • L.A. theater openings, May 11-18: 'Letters From Zora' and more

    L.A. theater openings, May 11-18: 'Letters From Zora' and more
    Vanessa Bell Calloway delivers "Letters from Zola" at Pasadena Playhouse. And South Coast Rep revisits its inaugural production, Moliere's "Tartuffe," to close out its 50th anniversary season. Letters From Zora Vanessa Bell Calloway portrays African...
  • TV Picks: 'Penny Dreadful,' 'Carbonaro Effect,' 'Let the Fire Burn'

    TV Picks: 'Penny Dreadful,' 'Carbonaro Effect,' 'Let the Fire Burn'
    "Penny Dreadful" (Showtime, Sundays). John Logan, the screenwriter of “Hugo,” “Skyfall,” “Gladiator” — and, just to confuse you, of the Tony-winning Mark Rothko play, “Red” — created this well-...