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Famed abstract painter Mark Rothko was quoted saying that he wanted to express “basic human emotions – tragedy, ecstasy, doom…The people who weep before my pictures are having the same religious experience I had when I painted them.” The Tony Award-winning Red delves into this creative genius’ mind during the late 1950s when he asked his assistant Ken, “What do you see?” when referring to his latest work. After Ken builds up the confidence, the two challenge each other on “What is Art,” and the notion of “Who gets to decide anyway?”