From Transcendence To The Mockery Of The Sublime?

Mark Rothko, Francis Bacon, and Damien Hirst

Marc Barham
Counter Arts

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Red On Maroon (1959) by Mark Rothko (Wikimedia)

In America in the 1960s, the critic Robert Rosenblum, in his influential essay The Abstract Sublime (1961), made explicit the connections between the religious imperatives of Romanticism and the transcendental aspirations of abstract expressionism.

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Marc Barham
Counter Arts

Column @ timetravelnexus.com on iconic books, TV shows/films: Time Travel Peregrinations. Reviewed all episodes of ‘Dark’ @ site. https://linktr.ee/marcbarham64