Archinect - News 2014-10-23T04:03:15-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/58836799/rothko-painting-potentially-yellowed Rothko painting potentially Yellowed Orhan Ayyüce 2012-10-07T19:56:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T20:00:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gx/gx855ykqvk2p69qf.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"I am a naturally peaceful person, but I wouldn't be that upset if 'Vladimir' accidentally met with a baseball bat," - an art lover @twitter</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/oct/07/rothko-painting-defaced-tate-modern?INTCMP=SRCH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Guardian reported</a> "A man has defaced a multimillion-pound Mark Rothko mural hanging in the Tate Modern gallery in front of onlookers. A police investigation is now under way into the vandalism of the US artist's work.</p> <p> The graffiti on the painting appears to read "a potential piece of yellowism." According to an online manifesto, <a href="http://www.thisisyellowism.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yellowism</a> is an artistic movement run by two people named Vladimir Umanets and Marcin Lodyga."&nbsp;</p> <p> A related discussion on graffiti and tagging on Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/forum/thread/58642239/graffiti-culture-thesis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Graffiti Culture Thesis"</a></p>