Mozart’s dice

MOCA’s Rothkos
MOCA Pacific Design Center

 

The way ahead is from considerations of painting, of which his Greek-and-Chinese ideal is represented early.

The fabulous proposition of a thinking machine leads to Diebenkorn.

At last, in a roundabout way, Malevich la the weightlifter Matisse.

Three variables, the sign of 3, or two, in a continuous band of authority.

 

Mark Rothko
No. 61 (Rust and Blue)
Oil on canvas
91 x 115 inches
1953


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