Rothko Chapel

Visit the Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas. It was established by John and Dominique de Menil. This is one interesting place to take you family with. Spend time with this artistic and fabulous place as you can see works of modern art around the chapel. Displayed on it walls are amazing works of art that shows the wonder and splendor of modern artworks. It is a non-denominational chapel in the town. The structure of the building is highly influenced by the artist Mark Rothko.


Basically, the major attractions of the chapel are the work of arts by Mark Rothko. There are fourteen of his paintings in exhibit. Other than that, renowned sculptures are also displayed in the chapel. One distinctive sculpture is Barnett Newman’s Broken Obelisk which stands in a pool specially designed by Philip Johnson in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Aside from paintings and sculptures; music is also one of the highlights in Rothko chapel. A piece also called Rothko Chapel written by Morton Feldman is performed in the chapel. A music is also dedicated to the chapel entitled Fourteen Black Paintings.

The chapel is not just dedicated to paintings but also to sculptures and music. If you are into modern art, the Rothko Chapel would be the best place for you. Aside from an energy sapping trip to amusement parks and waterparks, make a stop at the Rothko Chapel for a peaceful and relaxing experience.