Did you know that emerald green has been declared by Pantone as the “Color of the Year” for 2013? Did you know there’s a “Color of the Year” at all?
Multidisciplinary artist and choreographer William Forsythe’s audio/visual installation “Scattered Crowd” is a great example of a simple concept having a profound effect – but it also provokes an intriguing contemplation of color.
One of my favorite examples of colored glass in architecture is the vibrant Palais des Congrès in Montreal, with its enormous façade of diaphanous colored glass.
Can colors be trademarked? In certain situations, they can.
Whether or not this particular outfit suits your taste, someone has figured out a pretty witty way to “dress” a turkey.
One of these days, I might need to make a master list of art that appears to made of glass, but isn’t. Along with Tom Fruin’s “stained glass” sculptures, I would have to add Bruce Munro’s Water-Towers.
The folks at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore clearly understand something about the potential physical and emotional benefits of good art.
Writing about the Philip Johnson Glass House recently, I was reminded of another famous little art house — Brooklyn-based artist Tom Fruin’s “Kolonihavehus.” But take note: this house is not made of glass.
Itching to get to D.C. for this Barnett Newman show before it closes in February 2013.
In the coming months, I’ll be posting a series of reflections on the work of Faber Birren, one of the 20th century’s leading authorities on color. I stumbled upon the writings of Faber Birren decades ago in the library at the Rhode Island School of Design. The illustrations seemed dated even then, yet the content [...]