Symbolism Of The Color Blue
Gallery displaying the color blue, and how it creates a cold, sad feeling.
The Starry Night is a perfect example of how the color blue emits an eerie emotion.
This portrait of Nini Lopez uses the color blue to give off a sad feeling. Having her facial expression in a frown also adds to this.
Wolfgang Lettl uses the color blue to add a sense of mystery to this piece.
Edvard Munch uses different shades of blue in his rendition of Starry Night to give off a mysterious feel.
Vincent van Gogh uses blue to add mystery to his self-portrait.
This painting gives off an eerie emotion through the use of blue.
The use of blue in this piece helps the red at the bottom pop, or be more noticeable.
The use of blue and white in this painting give off a frozen feeling.
This portrait of van Gogh is done in blue and gives off a cold feeling. The smoke or breath coming from his mouth also adds to this.
The use of blue and white in this painting give off a wintery feeling, hence, the name "Winter".
The use of blue here, gives a sad feeling. The position the mother is in adds to this sadness.
This different view of Starry Night uses the color blue to give off a mysterious feel.
The use of a light shade of blue in this piece give off a calming aurora.
The use of a dark blue in this painting gives off a very sad feeling. The way she is looking down adds to this.
The use of blue in this painting adds a sad feeling. The way everyone looks, it appears as if though they just received some grim news.
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National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
SCAD Museum of Art
Korean Art Museum Association
Musée d’Orsay, Paris
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
The Kröller-Müller Museum
MoMA The Museum of Modern Art
MuMa - Musée d'art moderne André Malraux
The J. Paul Getty Museum
The Danish Parliament
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