Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Tag - culture

October 14, 2018

4 Ways Art Affects Culture and Society

Art has had an impact on us all. It affects culture and society in a variety of ways, for better or for worse. Here are a few examples:

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March 8, 2018

Ancient, Wearable Works of Art

Creating quality jewelry is an art that not many are skilled art. People sport jewelry that falls into the “wearable work of art” category to showcase their unique style and personality. Some artisans are exceptionally good at crafting designer jewelry. A few famous jewelers include:

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January 29, 2016

All About the Color Black

Have you ever seen an artist do an initial sketch using a red, purple, blue, or green pencil? How about another shade? For the most part, aspiring and professional artists alike use plain black to sketch their work before filling in with other colors.

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December 28, 2015

What Is Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2016?

Color of the Year. Aren’t pale pink and light blue sort of…well…nursery colors? Is there an unusually high number of women expecting children to be born in 2016? What made Pantone choose these particular hues to comprise 2016’s color of the year? Pantone said that the choice is symbolic, “a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude.” The color choice was made after Pantone surveyed a healthy amount of pop culture and fashion, reports Leopold.

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January 8, 2014

How Well Do You Know Frida Kahlo?

Despite the broad reach of this historic woman, a recent art exhibit is raising a perplexing question: how well do any of us know Frida Kahlo?

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May 2, 2012

“Morbid Curiosity”–A Chicago Cultural Center Exhibit

The Chicago Cultural Center opened a very unique and intense art exhibit in January called “Morbid Curiosity.” The exhibit is truly unique because it showcases the work not of a...

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December 5, 2011

Romare Bearden and Abstract Expressionist Art

Romare Bearden was an artist whose personal style went against the “mainstream” of art in the post World War II era. Overtime, Bearden’s style did not change as other artists’ did. He...

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August 9, 2011

Catch a Wave

American recording artists, the Beach Boys said it best; “Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world.” Is this how surfing feels? The mighty energy of water...

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