This week, both TMZ.com and Perez Hilton, two of the internet’s most formidable purveyors of old-media scandal, made crossover moves to television. The shows are raw and rude, quick and mean. They’re both right in step with a culture where flashing one’s vagina while exiting a car has evolved into a form of self-expression.
Mark Rothko’s early childhood was plagued with fear, as he witnessed the violence brought down upon Jews by the Cossacks attempting to stifle revolutionary uprisings. As an artist, the evolvement of Rothko’s paintings was always an attempt to express the tragedy of the human condition.
The article includes photographs of his work and a video.