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Modern "art" makes perfect sense

Back in the late 1940s, when the CIA fought Communism, they secretly promoted modern art as a psyops project.  The implicit message was that America was a hip and free country, in contrast to the USSR, where stodgy Communists kept artists stuck in a straightjacket of realism. 588 mots de plus

Conspiracy

Rothko, Rothko Everywhere (glass-blowing video at the Grohmann Museum)

I was walking through the third floor of the Grohmann Museum today, when this section of a wall-mounted video display caught my eye.

My phone camera could not do justice to the video’s vibrant colors, but doesn’t it still remind you a little anyway of Mark Rothko’s… 30 mots de plus

Milwaukee

Herbert Ferber | Mark Rothko

NEW YORK—David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Herbert Ferber (1906–1991) and Mark Rothko (1903–1970), on view at the gallery’s 34 East 69th Street location in New York. 685 mots de plus

News

Red on Maroon - Mark Rothko

I usually write about things that I like, or that have inspired me.  Today I thought I would give you an artist which I recently said I didn’t like when I wrote about « … 659 mots de plus

Postaday

Rust and Blue

“You’ve got sadness in you, I’ve got sadness in me – and my works of art are places where the two sadnesses can meet, and therefore both of us need to feel less sad.”

-Mark Rothko

Visual Art

A political purpose motivates the formation of The Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors

THE POLITICAL AND SOCIAL TURBULENCE OF OUR CURRENT ERA IS CLEARLY REFLECTED IN THE WORK OF CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS. THIS IS A MOMENT OF GREAT UNREST AND DIVISIONISM BUT ONE THAT IS HARDLY UNIQUE TO OUR TIMES. 1 001 mots de plus

Practice hand-in

My dissertation is almost finished. I just had to make a few, small corrections and fill in several empty pages. Kate was on hand to help me… 162 mots de plus

Fine Art