"The blue in this painting is more special than you think"

Ter2022-12-16

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Madrid, Spain

@Ter believes that if Caravaggio had seen Miró’s "Catalan Peasant with a Guitar", he would have thought it was ‘some kind of joke’. Indeed, the idea of obtaining a colour straight out of a tube of paint when you used to have to grind a mineral and mix it with egg white or oil seems just that, a joke. But it isn’t.

Discover why blue is a much more special colour than is thought with Ter’s ever-fascinating explanations.

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  • Title: "The blue in this painting is more special than you think"
  • Creator: Ter
  • Date Created: 2022-12-16

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