The Color Blue Used Symbolically in Art

In this piece the color blue is used to harmonize the composition. There is a perfect balance of ridges and curves to pull everything together. The gradient blue background creates a contrast that really makes the yellow and red pop.
In this painting blue is also used to create harmony. This Serbian artist liked to create contemporary paintings of ever day life and he used the color to balance his composition.
In this painting the color blue is used to create a bold contrast. He uses simple but bold colors in his symbolic abstract artwork.
I think blue was used as a symbol of peace and calm in this artwork. This was the authors grandmothers hotel room she used to play in. I think she used blue to convey that this was her happy place and that she was at peace when in this room.
I couldn't find much background information on Cezanne's painting. Based on intuition I think the colors in this artwork are a symbol of depression and sadness. The color blue and the facial expression depict a sadness to her. As well as the bland brown colors used in the background.
In this painting the author was able to really capture the eye with pop of color. Ramsay was interested in creating harmony and balancing his composition.
In this piece the blue can be seen as a symbol of unity and trust. Hepworth was a fascinated artist who would sit and observe medical operations. She was always in awe of the act of people saving others lives. The monochrome blue creates a look of calmness that conveys the artist's feelings.
This abstract piece of art is very dramatic. The artist used the values of blue to create a bold contrast against the red and yellow in the composition.
In many form's of art, blue sometimes symbolizes depression and sadness. Like "coming down with the blues." I think that's the case with this artwork. The waterfall depicts a graveyard and that's why I believe the author wanted to create a sense of sadness and drama.
I think the blue in this piece represents harmony. The blue's give this abstract scene a sense of calmness and peace through out the little town. The contrasting color's of yellow and blue create a brilliant composition.
I think Monet focused on a small part of the water for dramatic effect. He could have painted a horizon but instead he left his piece open and unframed. The artwork has limitless look and feeling of serenity that's reflected in the water.
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