color

Manufactured colors seem to have a knack for generating online buzz as well as confusion. Created in 2014, Vantablack has been the subject of headlines for a while and even acted as an integral piece…
In many cultures, green is the color of rebirth and prosperity, a harbinger of life and spring. However, placed within the context of the nineteenth century, green begins to represent the dualities…
The Octavia Art Gallery presents Speaking in Hues, an exhibition that features colorful abstract paintings by three North Eastern based artists.
If you have a bent for the occasional musical throwback, you may wonder why Prince wouldn't sing about “Red Rain.” At least the aforementioned title could boast an alliterative appeal. Alas, the…
The easy answer is Isaac Newton, but of course, the real answer is more complicated. Though Newton might be better known for his writings on and experiments with gravity and the laws of motion, his…
YInMn Blue has caused a great deal of buzz this week as it finally becomes available to consumers. The shade was first discovered in 2009, in an Oregon State University lab, by chemist Mas …
The darkest color in the world was unveiled earlier this year. It’s the result of a first-of-its-kind collaboration between art and science.
Why so many languages invented words for colors in the same order.