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Mark Rothko

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  • New York art dealer pleads guilty to fraud

    New York art dealer pleads guilty to fraud
    A New York art dealer has admitted her involvement in a 15-year scam that cost art buyers $80 million. Glafira Rosales, 57, of Sands Point, appeared in a Manhattan court Monday and pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to sell more than 60 fake...
  • Everyman announces first full season at new home

    Everyman announces first full season at new home
    It might be hard to duplicate the anticipation and publicity that greeted the inaugural season in Everyman Theatre's inviting new home on West Fayette Street, but that hasn't stopped the company from trying. "I want next season to be even more...
  • Seeing 'Red': Absorbing play about Mark Rothko

    Seeing 'Red': Absorbing play about Mark Rothko
    It's talky, contrived and a little creaky, but John Logan's "Red," the two-actor play on the boards at Everyman Theatre, is also remarkably absorbing, even uplifting. Who knew art history could be so much fun? Sorry, that sounds flip. And "Red" is...
  • Ai Weiwei stage play gets favorable reviews in London

    There have been a number of stage plays devoted to the lives of visual artists -- Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso and Mark Rothko have all received the grand theatrical treatment. But Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is unlike the others in that he is a bonafide...
  • Jonathan Groff to star in Ryan Murphy's 'The Normal Heart' film

    Jonathan Groff to star in Ryan Murphy's 'The Normal Heart' film
    Stage and screen star Jonathan Groff has joined the cast of Ryan Murphy's "The Normal Heart," an HBO film about the early days of theĀ  AIDS epidemic in New York City. Groff, who recently appeared in the Mark Taper Forum's production of "Red," will play...
  • Review: The Hammer's Forrest Bess retrospective a commanding vision

    Review: The Hammer's Forrest Bess retrospective a commanding vision
    Forrest Bess had his first vision in 1915. He was 4 years old. He kept having them for the next 62 years, often when he closed his eyes to fall asleep at night. In 1946, when he was 35, Bess began to transcribe his abstract visions into paint on canvas....
  • An art to solving Detroit's debt

    An art to solving Detroit's debt
    Late last month, the Detroit Free Press ran a major article on a problem that seems unthinkable: the likelihood of the precious artworks in the Detroit Institute of the Arts being sold to help pay the crippling debts of the City of Detroit. "It is an...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Houston, Texas

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Houston, Texas
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston is known for its energy companies, urban sprawl, humidity and NASA's Johnson Space Center. But lately the Bayou City has been gaining accolades for a robust cultural scene. From the performing and visual arts to food and...
  • Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'

    Teacher-student dynamic at work in 'Red'
    In John Logan's heralded play "Red," the brilliant, suffered-no-fools painter Mark Rothko doesn't have much patience for his new assistant, Ken. "You have a lot to learn, young man," the artist says. "Philosophy. Theology. Literature. Poetry. Drama....
  • Review: Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' full of empty boasts

    Review: Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' full of empty boasts
    It's possible to pare down the gist of "Magna Carta Holy Grail," the 12th solo studio album from New York rapper/businessman/new dad Jay-Z, to three simple words uttered in a track called "Tom Ford." "I'm so special," declares the rapper, 43, and anyone...
  • The names of MOCA's biggest donors might surprise you

    The names of MOCA's biggest donors might surprise you
    It's a common error, regularly made in a variety of publications (including this one): Billionaire Los Angeles art collector and philanthropist Eli Broad is said to be the biggest donor to the city's Museum of Contemporary Art. He isn't. Not by a long...