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Rothko Chapel Hosts Four-Day Symposium on Income Inequality

Posted on · On Thursday (March 31, 2016), the Rothko Chapel begins a four-day symposium called “Confronting Inequality: Alternative Economies, Resilient Communities.” It’s a series of discussions with academics, activists, artists and spiritual leaders intended to spark further conversations about income inequality. We learn more from Rothko Chapel Executive Director David Leslie. (Above: Rothko Chapel Executive Director David Leslie. Photo: Amy Bishop, […]

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For Fans of Mark Rothko, Houston is the Place to Be Right Now

Posted on · For fans of the famed abstract-expressionist Mark Rothko, there’s no better place to be than Houston right now. The exhibit, Mark Rothko: A Retrospective, is on display now through Jan. 24 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. And, of course, more of his works can be seen regularly at the Rothko Chapel and the Menil […]

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David Leslie and His Vision For Rothko Chapel

Posted on · Rothko Chapel’s new executive director is getting re-acquainted with Houston. David Leslie is back in his home state after 18 years in Oregon. News 88.7’s Arts and Culture Reporter Amy Bishop recently sat down with Leslie to talk about his vision for the next chapter of the Houston landmark. MORE: Rothko Chapel Names Their New Executive […]