Blog Category: Color
Designed to be seen, Ballet Russe costumes were grand opera for the ballet.
Emilie Floge—seamstress extraordinaire and Klimt’s life companion—sewed the mosaic-inspired dresses his models wore. Adele Bloch-Bauer is wearing one in this 1907 portrait.
Venice street art. Shoulder tattoo. Graffiti flowers. And more.
The Borges family of woodcut artists like to illuminate the rays of the sun with a block of assertive color.
Lavender adds depth to other colors. Here’s an Ivory Coast ikat with seams called out in lavender. Lavender streaked platinum bob. Art quilt with lavender background. And more.
Jan Huling’s closely beaded heart sculpture. Spitterwerk facade. Vintage embroidered Vaquero shirt. And more.
Brussels street artist Geoffroy Mottart reinvigorates historic statues with floral beards and crowns.
Neon flamingo. Flamingo Rum Club mural. John James Audubon flamingo. And more.
The Fauves couldn’t stay away from big color. Here’s Maurice de Vlaminck’s portrait of Andre Derain. Andre Derain’s Montagnes a Collioure. …
Australian aborigines create fields of color with tightly spaced dots.