Contemplating Rothko: A Symposium on the Religious Nature of Mark Rothko's Art

Citation: 
Yale Institute of Sacred Music, "Contemplating Rothko: A Symposium on the Religious Nature of Mark Rothko's Art," nd.
Abstract: 

This symposium examined the religious nature of the art of the painter Mark Rothko, focusing in particular on the Rothko Chapel. Essays derived from the symposium (and intended for publication at some point) included: "Rothko, Nietzsche, and Kierkegaard," by Dore Ashton; "Rothko and the Kabbalah," by Moshe Barasch; "Faith or Genius: Father Couturier and Religious Art," by Marcel Billot; "Out of the Body: Three Self- portraits by Mark Rothko," by James E.B. Breslin; "Rothko's Doubt," by Anna Chave; "Reading Rothko Religiously," by John Cook; "Mark Rothko: Artist Intention and Use of Materials," by Dana Cranmer; "Interpreting Rothko's Paintings," by Kimberly Davenport; "Comments on the Inception of the Rothko Chapel," by Dominique de Menil; "On the Formal and Iconographic Structure of the Rothko Chapel," by Sheldon Nodelman; "Remembering Mark Rothko," by Robert Motherwell; and "The Transcendent in Art: Introducing Father Marie-Alain Couturier O.P.," by Joanna Weber. (KA)

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Yale Institute of Sacred Music
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