In honor of my evening inside the Menil compound tonight, here’s Morton Feldman’s haunting homage to the Rothko Chapel. Interesting side note, the Menil is currently featuring six additional Rothko paintings meant as a complement to the 14 in the chapel. Definitely worth seeing, if nothing else because the context is completely different inside the museum. Feldman, meanwhile: genius. This music floors me every time I experience it. I wish the video had restricted the art to just those in the chapel itself.

(the first of five movements, the rest are linked from this one).

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