mark rothko

50 Years Later, We Need Rothko Chapel More Than Ever

February 2, 2021 | By

Back in the 1990s, when I was a high schooler, Houston wasn’t known as the multicultural mecca it is today.

Mark Rothko: A Retrospective

August 13, 2015 | By

Artist Mark Rothko’s name is widely known in Houston because of Rothko Chapel, a meditative sanctuary built by local philanthropists John and Dominique de Menil in 1971 to showcase 14 paintings by the “abstract expressionist.” Now, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is delving deeper into the artist’s work with Mark Rothko: A Retrospective.

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