Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rebecca Baumann, automated color fields

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Color Studies by Derrick Breidenthal

Kansas City painter Derrick Breidenthal is known for his atmospheric landscapes that depict Kansas and Missouri skies and horizons.  They employ an alla prima approach to painting that evokes a sense of emotion and turmoil in the moody light.  In … Continue reading

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Black, golden, ashen, blue. Color in poetry, continued.

Death Fugue by Paul Celan translated by Jerome Rothenberg Black milk of morning we drink you at dusktime we drink you at noontime and dawntime we drink you at night we drink and drink we scoop out a grave in … Continue reading

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Sylvia Plath, Poppies In July.

Little poppies, little hell flames, Do you do no harm? You flicker. I cannot touch you. I put my hands among the flames. Nothing burns And it exhausts me to watch you Flickering like that, wrinkly and clear red, like … Continue reading

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The Color of Pomegranets

“From the colors and aromas of this world, My childhood made a poet’s lyre and offered it to me.” Sergei Paradjanov’s highly symbolic film The Color of Pomegranets (1968) is a visual journey of the life of an Armenian poet Sayat-Nova. The movie was inspired … Continue reading

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Farbenkugel

  Philipp Otto Runge – a late eighteenth century German Romantic painter developed a concept of color sphere – Farbenkugel. You can read his published manuscript on color in English here: http://www.iscc.org/pdf/RungeFarben-Kugel.pdf or a scanned original from 1810 here: http://www.archive.org/stream/farbenkugeloderc00rung#page/n3/mode/2up

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Chroma Crush: Anne Truitt

Anne Truitt has always stood out in my mind as having a command over peculiar color. Truitt’s totemic wood sculptures hover on their bases and emit color from the inside out. This is achieved through a laborious process of mixing pigments, … Continue reading

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Radiolab podcast on COLOR

Just last week Radiolab released a show all about COLOR! Image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com/photos/elements/5089496013/ The show focuses on the science behind color, why and how we see the colors that we do. One of my favorite parts of the podcast was the … Continue reading

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“Poor Me” is Rich with Color

Playing off one of the works included in Amy’s previous post on “Yellow” I wanted to post two images of a piece by Nick Van Woert.  Nick is a sculptor living in Brooklyn and is highly engaged in a process … Continue reading

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From Top To Bottom: Nick Van Woert Corey Antis Anne Lindberg Carrie Scanga Lisa Hoke

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