No. 61 (Rothko)

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On February 25, 1970, Oliver Steindecker, Rothko's assistant, found the artist in his kitchen, lying dead on the floor in front of the sink, covered in blood. He had sliced his arms with a razor found lying at his side. The autopsy revealed that he had also overdosed on anti-depressants. He was sixty-six years old. The Seagram Murals arrived in London for display at the Tate Gallery on the very day of his suicide.

Rothko said, There must be a clear preoccupation with death - intimations of mortality... Tragic art, romantic art, etc., deals with the knowledge of death.

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This is Death
This is what I am
Everything seems to take place
In a dream where I am already dead
A living afterlife

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released February 17, 2015
Poem and reading: Jeremy Gluck
Music and production: Don Tyler

Reading recorded @ Rhondda Street Studio www.facebook.com/RhonddaStreetStudio

Mastered by Don Tyler at IO Mastering
www.iomastering.com

Rothko biographical material from Wikipedia

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The Plasticon apocrypha is filled with tracks, both instrumental and not, some challenging to get through, but reward a deeper listen. On our new album MADE OF LIGHT, however, we’ve collected “the songs” that tell the narrative of Plasticon’s soft world in all its #cipherdelic glory. ... more

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