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
> > firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > 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.