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Re: Looking for a quote


From: SHARON STEERE (SS21803_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Jul 03 2001 - 13:45:27 PDT

Would this be it?
"I am interested only in expressing the 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 communicated with those basic human emotions. The people
who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when I
painted them." Mark Rothko wrote:

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> > wrote:
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> > > HI all
> > > I know this is like finding the needle in the haystack, but I'm looking for a
> > > quote by Mark Rothko(sp?). I says something like- art is like getting in to a
> > > painting and letting it take you on a trip somewhere.
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