Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Mary Alice “Mell” Beistle

  • Mark Rothko and the dialogue in his mind

    Mildred WilsonDetroit, MI “The mind is what the brain does—and more. The mind has a mind of its own. The main business of the mind is to mind its own business.”— Edwin S. Shneidman1 Mark Rothko was one of the most celebrated abstract expressionist painters in the twentieth century. In 1961, he opened a two-month…