Mark Rothko, Rothko Chapel, c. 1967 (opened in 1971)

The Rothko Chapel, which was started in 1964 and opened in 1971, is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas. On its walls are 14 paintings, which are black with deep color hues that vary on the lighting of the day. The chapel serves not only as a chapel, but as a work of modern art. 

Mark Rothko, Rothko Chapel, c. 1967 (opened in 1971)

The Rothko Chapel, which was started in 1964 and opened in 1971, is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas. On its walls are 14 paintings, which are black with deep color hues that vary on the lighting of the day. The chapel serves not only as a chapel, but as a work of modern art. 

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    the rothko chapel and the menil collection and basically all of the art in houston is off the charts amazing. even the...
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    Photos do this an injustice, this place is deeply haunting and resonating and beautiful in ways I wasn’t expecting
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