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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Loren Connors on Four Darks in Red by Mark Rothko

Sat, Aug 29, 2015  8 PM

Location: Floor Seven

Loren Connors, composer and musician, will address Four Darks in Red, 1958 by Mark Rothko (1903–1970).

Named in honor of the Whitney’s new address, 99 Gansevoort Street, 99 Objects is a series of in-gallery programs focusing on individual works of art from the Museum’s collection on view in America Is Hard to See. Speakers include artists, writers, Whitney curators and educators, and an interdisciplinary group of scholars. Programs take place daily.

Free with Museum admission.

 
Mark Rothko (1903–1970). Four Darks in Red, (1958). Oil on canvas, 101 13/16 × 116 3/8 in. (258.6 × 295.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene M. Schwartz, Mrs. Samuel A. Seaver and Charles Simon 68.9  © 2015 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Mark Rothko (1903–1970). Four Darks in Red, (1958). Oil on canvas, 101 13/16 × 116 3/8 in. (258.6 × 295.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene M. Schwartz, Mrs. Samuel A. Seaver and Charles Simon 68.9  © 2015 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York