After 50 Years, Rothko Chapel Meets with a New Musical Pairing

Before Tyshawn Sorey He wrote a note of his latest work to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Rothko Chapel in Houston and spent hours in its octagonal temple, which contains more than a dozen dark canvases. Immersed in Mark Rothko’s seemingly black fields, Sorey realized that the paintings were changing gracefully over time and time …

In Outback Australia, Cobar Sound Chapel Suffocates the Spirit

Life in Cobar was a delicate thing until the arrival of the Silver Tank. in breadth, red-dirt In Australia’s hinterland, 400 miles northwest of the Sydney coast, rainwater is scarce. For thousands of years, the nomadic Aboriginal Ngiyampaa people have excelled in the art of survival by creating natural rock reservoirs. But after European settlers …