Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!


September 25, 2012

Picasso’s Art Is Recovered After Half a Century of Being Hidden

“Seated Woman with Red Hat,” a painting created by Picasso himself, was found in the attic of the Evansville Museum in Indiana. Given to the museum in 1963, the piece was stored in the attic after being wrongly catalogued.


September 18, 2012

Can You Be Taught to Read in Color?

There are some individuals who read in color — these people have grapheme-color synesthesia. With grapheme-color synesthesia, each letter appears as a certain color. Researchers are studying whether or not this type of synesthesia can be taught.


September 12, 2012

Ancient Egypt Arts

Ancient Egyptian art is highly symbolic and merges abstract style with naturalism. This post serves as an overview of the many phases and transitions of ancient Egyptian art, mostly concentrating...


September 11, 2012

When Art is Represented On Stage

Two individuals recently wrote a play called “Divine Rivalry” that integrates 16th Century Italian art into theatre. “Divine Rivalry” has a storyline that is true to its name, being about an “artistic duel” between Michelangelo Buonarroti and Leonardo Da Vinci, two giants of the art world.


September 6, 2012

Color Blocking Makes for Artful Fashion

Color blocking is nothing more than art adapted to fit the human body in the form of certain clothing/color combinations. What’s more, fashionable color blocking is easy to do.