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elleng Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-22-09 07:56 PM
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8. I've never cared for his work,
and would certainly not view the chapel. BUT others are certainly entitled to their contrary opinions.
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  -The Rothko Chapel is depressing as hell!!! Manifestor_of_Light  Apr-22-09 05:14 PM   #0 
  - I'll go with.. Most chapels are depressing.  tridim   Apr-22-09 05:19 PM   #1 
  - I like his squiggly line paintings more than the monochromatic ones.  valerief   Apr-22-09 05:27 PM   #2 
  - It's less about "getting" it than "feeling" it.  Karenina   Apr-22-09 05:29 PM   #3 
  - This chapel is depressing in particular.  Manifestor_of_Light   Apr-22-09 05:32 PM   #4 
  - It is difficult for some people to understand certain Art because it also helps to  glinda   Apr-22-09 06:19 PM   #5 
  - Not me.  aquart   Apr-22-09 06:41 PM   #7 
     - Rothko knew exactly what he was doing. Art never stands alone. It always is in some context  glinda   Apr-22-09 10:38 PM   #12 
  - Rothko's ragged patches of color always give me a sense of peace.  aquart   Apr-22-09 06:39 PM   #6 
  - I've never cared for his work,  elleng   Apr-22-09 07:56 PM   #8 
  - Looks like the REPUKE Waterboarding Room...  TankLV   Apr-22-09 08:37 PM   #9 
  - that black is heavy  natrat   Apr-22-09 08:40 PM   #10 
  - That red is heavy. The green is still and an anchor.  glinda   Apr-22-09 10:39 PM   #13 
  - Just listen to the Morton Feldman music - it's peaceful if nothing else.  Cronopio   Apr-22-09 09:29 PM   #11 
  - It's brilliant  sclerite   Apr-22-09 10:41 PM   #14 
  - I still think it's depressing.  Manifestor_of_Light   Apr-23-09 12:51 AM   #15 
  - The void of the soul...  Baby Snooks   Apr-23-09 12:49 PM   #19 
  - I love Rothko. I have two big posters framed in the livingroom  EFerrari   Apr-23-09 02:33 AM   #16 
  - I don't understand the colored pics either. So sue me. nt  Manifestor_of_Light   Apr-23-09 03:20 AM   #17 
  - Peter Gabriel wrote a great song about that place  Elidor   Apr-23-09 11:21 AM   #18 

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