About Rothko

About Rothko Download About Rothko Author Dore Ashton Buyprobolan50.co.uk As The Washington Post Says, Dore Ashton Brings The Reader To The Very Core Of Mark Rothko S Art She Draws On Her Countless Interviews With The Artist Giving Little Credence To The False Mythology Surrounding His Work To Take Us To The Heart Of Rothko S Painting, Showing Its Derivation From His Reading, Travel, And Thought.

  • 4.5
  • 970
  • English
  • 06 October 2018
  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • 0306812649
  • About Rothko
  • Dore Ashton

10 thoughts on “About Rothko

  1. Ian O& says:

    When producing listening to modern abstract music electronic, tape, or computer produced, I often compared the experience to abstract painting a nondidactic experience that required an open creative interpretative mind on the part of the audience But how then does an abstract painter explain his her own work, when audience expectations may center around atangible reality than music presents It seems that the painter requires evenlawyering to convince a skeptical a When producing listening to modern abstract music electronic, tape, or computer produced, I often compared the experience to abstract painting a nondidactic experience that required an open creative interpretative mind on the part of the audience But how then does an abstract painter explain his her own work, when audience expectations may center around atangible reality than music presents It seems that the painter requires evenlawyering to convince a skeptical audience Sometimes the discussion of thematic intent, aesthetics, philosophy etc range so far afield, so far beyond what appears on the canvas, that it seems like only so much menta...

  2. Zach Mazlish says:

    Read about 80 85% skimmed some of the factual biography at the beginning Lots of good reporting research on Rothko s life and inspirations with good quotes from him and a variety of contemporaries The book explains the philosophical basis and goals of his art in fascinating and even moving ways, though I don t feel well versed enough in Rothko criticism or the various philosophers referenced primarily Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Schopenhauer, and Heidegger to evaluate the arguments But I thor Read about 80 85% skimmed some of the factual biography at the beginning Lots of good reporting research on Rothko s life and inspirations with good quotes from him and a ...

  3. Ben Benson says:

    I was first interested in Rothko based on his images My interest increased when I discovered he committed suicide These two things led me to want to read about him This book was quite interesting to me Living through the great depression and WWII and exploring creating art during the height of Existentialism was all fascinating His political activity and the art organizations he formed and his focus on ...

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