“I love Rothko!” she said. “I used to have a Rothko calendar.”
I admit that threw me off a little. I had expected a lukewarm and/or noncommittal response . . .
“Did you find it had a certain ‘sameness’ about it?”
“No, he used more figures in his earlier paintings.”
“Oh . . . you know, I’ve never been to a museum with someone who actually knows about the art.”
“Ha ha, I don’t know that much, I’m just a fan,” she said.