“Rocks, Bugs, Beakers, and Pee: The Material of Artists Colors” Dr. Sarah Rich explores how color was produced in the past and how it influenced the meaning of art


“Rocks, Bugs, Beakers, and Pee:  The Material of Artists Colors”

               Sarah K. Rich | Art History

Shockingly, few art historians today understand how dyes and pigments have been produced in the past, and in general we have lost touch with the ways in which the material substrate of color has influenced the meaning of art. This talk will briefly demonstrate the importance of understanding historical pigments and dyes from a material perspective, and will explore possibilities for fruitful intersections between historical and forensic approaches to color
 
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