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Mark Rothko, (American, 1903-1970), Untitled, c. 1949, oil and watercolor on watercolor paper,  

39 3/4 × 26 1/8 inches, Copyright © 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko/ARS New York

Introduction to the Issue

by Deanna Sirlin


Mark Rothko and Christopher Rothko, 1966, © 2005 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko


Christopher Rothko

Look at the painting. Look into the painting. 


 Dialogue with Deanna Sirlin 


Anya Liftig,The Human Factor, performance photo: Ken Yee


Eglė Budvytytė in collaboration with Marija Olšauskaitė and Julija Lukas Steponaitytė, Songs from the Compost: Mutating Bodies, Imploding Stars (still), 2020. 4K video, 28 minutes. Courtesy of the artist

Re-Choreographing Creation:

Songs from the Compost and the Art of Not Knowing

Dialogue with Eglė Budvytytė and Louis Corrigan

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The Art Section is 17 Years Old!

The First Issue of The Art Section was in May 2007.

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