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The Contemplating Rothko Series: Mark Rothko: A Response in Verse, Nicole Brossard, Poetry Reading

Presented by Rothko Chapel at Rothko Chapel, Houston TX

May 21 2014
The Contemplating Rothko Series: Mark Rothko: A Response in Verse, Nicole Brossard, Poetry Reading

In celebration of 50 years since Mark Rothko was commissioned to create the Chapel, we are presenting The Contemplating Rothko Series, featuring art historians, curators, and musicians.

Rothko Chapel presents Mark Rothko: A Response in Verse. Featuring a Poetry Reading by Nicole Brossard (pictured).

Throughout the years, visitors have responded to the silent power of Mark Rothko’s work, and particularly the Rothko Chapel, by composing poems.

Acclaimed Canadian avant-garde poet and novelist Nicole Brossard debuts a poem inspired by her intense admiration and affection for Rothko’s work. She

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$10 Suggested Donation.

Contact: 713-524-9839


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Additional time info:

7pm. Doors open at 6:30PM for guests who RSVP. All seats open at 6:45PM. A book signing and reception on the plaza follows the program.

We kindly ask that you do not operate cell phones, laptops, cameras and other electronic devices inside the Chapel. Please no photography of any kind inside the Chapel. Food and beverages are not permitted inside of the Chapel. Items such as backpacks, luggage, and umbrellas must be left in the Chapel foyer.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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3900 Yupon (at Sul Ross), Houston, TX 77006

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