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Gray Pride

by Aaron Carpenter
Casual discussions with painters can often veer into strangely specific considerations regarding color. An easel-owning, brush-wielding acquaintance of mine once spent ten minutes relating his anxieties about Tyrian purple. He had been forced, of his own volition, to banish it from the studio because its use had ultimately become a ‘cheap high’; for him, the royal hue had become a crutch, an easy solution to his chromatic inquisitions. Another local painter brazenly announced to me the... [more]
Posted by Aaron Carpenter on 1/24/12
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