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Mark Rothko

Toward the Light in the Chapel

Series: Jewish Lives
A fascinating exploration of the life and work of one of America’s most famous and enigmatic postwar visual artists

Author Information

Annie Cohen-Solal's books include Sartre: A Life (a best-seller translated into sixteen languages), Painting American (Académie des Beaux arts Prize), and Leo & His Circle: The Life of Leo Castelli (ArtCurial Prize).


“Once again, Annie Cohen-Solal has done it. As with her book on Leo Castelli, she has managed to bring not only Mark Rothko, but his time, to life. This book is a grand blend of biography, cultural history, and art criticism. Rare is the schola