The (Spiritual) Crisis of Abstract Expressionism: Mark Rothko

From ARTS 315: Contemporary Art Trends

Assistant Professor of Art, Jonathan Anderson, lectures on Jackson Pollock and various divergent interpretations of his work. He then focuses the discussion on Abstract Expressionism especially as seen through Mark Rothko's paintings and the spiritual themes and crises they presented.

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    3. The (Spiritual) Crisis of Abstract Expressionism: Mark Rothko

    by Jonathan A. Anderson

    85:33 — September 2, 2011

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    • Adam
    • over 1 year ago

    Ishmael was more of an observer who got into the whole mess because of a need for adventure. Ahab was the crazed captain.

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