I don't know about him, but I always have. A wonderful actress. "Indochine," a great film. I know, Sidney, there is no bikini, but… I don't remember the CS bikini, but I do remember the Canadian lady.
On to Rothko. I never thought of him as any sort of Zionist or Zionist prophet. I think of him as a mystic, a man trying to see beyond "the veil." There is a wonderful Rothko hanging in the big art museum in Kansas City. When I was spending a lot of time at the Army schools at Ft. Leavenworth I would go and stand a yard from the painting for rather long periods of time. That is how he wanted people to look at his work. His search for the perfect killed him, killed him by his own hand.
There must be quite a few of his things in the Guggenheim. Next time I am up there… pl