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.
Will Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin Sanctuary Out-Transcend Houston’s Rothko Chapel?
Move out of the way, Houston, with your fancy Rothko Chapel. Austin’s fix’n to get one of its own, this time designed by Color Field artist Ellsworth Kelly.
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Hear Stories From the Rothko Chapel
The Rothko Chapel, a non-denominational devotional space in Houston, Texas, is home to fourteen dark canvases by Mark Rothko. Visitors come to the chapel for all sorts of reasons, from meditation to art appreciation. Check out this NPR piece for a few of the stories of the Rothko Chapel’s visitors.