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The Umbrella Black Box
Friday Sep 27, 2013 – Saturday Oct 12, 2013

Red - “There is only one thing I fear in life, my friend… One day the black will swallow the red.”
Mark Rothko is in his New York studio in 1958-9, painting a group of murals for the expensive and exclusive Four Seasons restaurant. He gives orders to his assistant, Ken, as he mixes the paints, makes the frames, and paints the canvases. Ken, however, brashly questions Rothko’s theories of art and his acceding to work on such a commercial project….