The Rothko Chapel, founded by Houston philanthropists John and Dominique de Menil, was dedicated in 1971 as an intimate sanctuary available to people of every belief. A tranquil meditative environment inspired by the mural canvases of Russian born American painter Mark Rothko (1903-1970), the Chapel welcomes over 60,000 visitors each year, people of every faith and from all parts of the world

The blank canvases allow for one to project their internal beliefs, ideas, and feelings onto a surface without having their meditative process directed by an image or an object.

(Source: lushious)

Posted on Sunday, September 25th at 06:30PM with 38 notes

tagged as: Mark rothko, art, rothko chapel, religion, meditation, spirituality, file under: places i'd rather be than here, architecture, purple,
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