Friday, August 22, 2014

Pic Today 8/22/14








MARK ROTHKO EXHIBIT
AT
ST. LOUIS ART MUSEUM

A rare collection of Mark Rothko paintings
is assembled at the St. Louis Art Museum,
and is on exhibit until September 14.

That gives you 3 more weeks to see
"Tragic and Timeless: The Art of Mark Rothko."

If you've only seen Rothko's work
in books, film and posters,
you owe it to yourself to stand in front 
of a Rothko original canvas.
Somehow the colors and subtleties
come to life when you experience him up close.
(A very emotional experience!)

Rothko (1903-1970) is of Russian Jewish descent,
and his paintings are setting all auction records.
("Orange, Red, Yellow" recently sold for $175-million
at Christie's auctions.)

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