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Gee’s Bend quilts

While thinking about Kim Eichler-Messmer’s color wheel quilt currently on display in the Dramatic Chromatic, I figured to look at some other quilts out there. I’ve heard of Gee’s Bend quilts before but I really had no idea just how amazing … 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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William Eggleston and The Rise of Color Photography by Bryan Hiotttt.

Bryan Hiott discusses the work of William Eggleston (widely considered to be the father of the contemporary snapshot aesthetic a la Juergen Teller and Wolfgang Tillmans). You can download it as a pdf from Hyperion – an online publication devoted … Continue reading

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Parent vs Primary and Directional Color Systems

  Illustrations from Patricia Sloane’s Color: Basic Principles and New Directions (1969 )

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Quotes on Color Part I

I have research a handful of quotes by famous figures addressing their views on color.  These quotes include similar and contrasting views, many which are shared by our artists in Dramatic Chromatic. “Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with … Continue reading

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