The Houston chapel, which features 14 works by painter Mark Rothko, has been closed since March of last year for renovations and to expand its campus.
A Hollywood Executive Sues Dealer for $10M Over Alleged Mark Rothko Forgery
Ron Meyer bought the work for $900,000 in 2001 from Susan Seidel. It hung in his home for nearly two decades, when he began to suspect the work was a fake.
Excavating Mark Rothko’s Theatrical Foundations
The paintings Rothko made before 1948 are considered minor, but an exhibition in Vienna claims that they are essential to understanding the artist’s mature works.
The Horrors and Delights of the Surrealist Subconscious
Two exhibitions at the Baltimore Museum of Art revel in the unique strangeness of one’s mind.
Can This System Hold the “Keys” to Modern Art?
Simon Morley’s new book presents a seven-tiered analytical framework that aims to make even the most inscrutable works of modern art accessible.
The Met’s Wrong Turn on Revisionism
When an exhibition is as puzzling as this one, it’s useful to step aside and reflect.
Paintings that Praise the Paradises of Bohemia
Thomas Trosch’s paintings at Fredericks & Freiser Gallery recall idyllic settings from movie musicals.
In the Darkness, Finding Rothko’s Sense of Light
The confidence, for Rothko, is revealed through his insistence on the presence of the light, even though it may appear absent at the outset.
“Neither Flesh nor Fleshless”
What’s great about Rothko’s paintings is their refutation of language, the way they push back against conclusions.
An Ambitious Survey of the Titans of Abstract Expressionism
This expansive AbEx show is brash, irreverent, and unconstrained, just like the period it aims to express.
Portland Art Museum Gets a New Rothko Pavilion, and Loans of His Work to Go with It
The institution announced an expansion project named after one of the most famous postwar American artists: Mark Rothko.
When Mark Rothko and Clark Gable Shared a Stage
PORTLAND, Oregon — Mark Rothko was born 113 years ago on September 25, 1903.