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Rothko on Beauty, Friendship, and How the Emotional Exaltation of Art Mirrors Human Relationships
Rothko on Beauty, Friendship, and How the Emotional Exaltation of Art Mirrors Human Relationships

“Beauty conforms to the demands of the spirit.”

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Mark Rothko on the Transcendent Power of Art and How (Not) To Experience His Paintings
Mark Rothko on the Transcendent Power of Art and How (Not) To Experience His Paintings

“The people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when I painted them.”

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The Artist’s Reality: Mark Rothko’s Little-Known Writings on Art, Artists, and What the Notion of Plasticity Reveals about Storytelling
The Artist’s Reality: Mark Rothko’s Little-Known Writings on Art, Artists, and What the Notion of Plasticity Reveals about Storytelling

“While the authority of the doctor or plumber is never questioned, everyone deems himself a good judge and an adequate arbiter of what a work of art should be and how it should be done.”

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