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Published: 07 January 2020

272 Pages | 29 photographs

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ISBN: 9780190948573


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Morton Feldman, the de Menils, and the Rothko Chapel

Ryan Dohoney

  • Trances the connections between French Catholic Modernism and U.S. experimentalism
  • Draws upon a wide range of unpublished archival materials on Feldman, the de Menils and the Rothko Chapel
  • Argues that pluralist American ecumenism needed a modernist experience to convey powerful religious feeling in a time of profound spiritual, economic, and political uncertainty