The Silence of Mark Rothko

The Silence of Mark Rothko

Streaming Video - 2016
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Painter Mark Rothko is best known for imposing canvasses that eschew representation in favor of pure color and texture, using them to express fundamental human emotions. In THE SILENCE OF MARK ROTHKO, we visit Rothko's studio at 22 Bowery in New York.The film includes thoughtful, engaging commentary from experts including Rothko's biographer, Annie Cohen-Solal, and conservator Carol Mancusi-Ungaro.
Audience: NRC
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2016.
[United States] : Icarus Films, 2016.
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1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 52 min.)) : sound, color


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Sep 09, 2017

A ho-hum documentary about an artist I'd never heard of, who did work I couldn't care less about. The film didn't give me any reason to care, nor any reason to learn more. How did it possibly earn 4 stars?

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