Topic: Mark Rothko
Rich investors are buying art in droves while new artists struggle.
Proponents of modern symphonic music cast unhappy audiences as unenlightened. But for most listeners, music elicits emotional rather than intellectual responses. Certainly, classical music should should challenge and evoke. It just shouldn't sound like bus crashes.
Tony Awards: "Welcome to the Tonys," said host Sean Hayes when it began — "the World Cup of show tunes."
The artist's abstract paintings are powerfully organized around different hues.