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viviane sassen
nederlands fotomuseum - r’dam

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nederlands fotomuseum - r’dam

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Björk at McQueen’s funeral.

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Björk at McQueen’s funeral.

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I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions — tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on — and the fact that lots of people break down and cry when confronted with my pictures shows that I communicate those basic human emotions… The people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when I painted them. And if you, as you say, are moved only by their color relationships, then you miss the point!

Mark Rothko on the Transcendent Power of Art and How (Not) To Experience His Paintings, via Brainkpickings→
Have you ever had a strong emotional experience when viewing a work by Rothko?

sfmoma:

I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions — tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on — and the fact that lots of people break down and cry when confronted with my pictures shows that I communicate those basic human emotions… The people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when I painted them. And if you, as you say, are moved only by their color relationships, then you miss the point!

Mark Rothko on the Transcendent Power of Art and How (Not) To Experience His Paintings, via Brainkpickings

Have you ever had a strong emotional experience when viewing a work by Rothko?


"I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort and disappointment and perseverance."
Vincent van Gogh

"I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort and disappointment and perseverance."

Vincent van Gogh

king Giorgio
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king Giorgio
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Leo 
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Leo
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nocturnes
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nocturnes
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Broek in Waterland
North Amsterdam
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Broek in Waterland
North Amsterdam
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everything is illuminated
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everything is illuminated
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