Celebrating Life Through Color
A variety of paintings using color as an element of art.
This piece was chosen for the colors in the composition. The colors used are naturalistic, giving the painting a realistic feel.
This piece was chosen for the color contrast used in the painting. The vibrant blue and yellow when contrasted against the darker blue and black helps the shapes stand out on the painting.
This piece was chosen for the vibrant and earthly colors used by the artist. The warmer colors compliment the greens, which makes it a great example of correct use of the color wheel.
This piece was chosen for the use of cool colors to set the mood of calmness. There is a significant amount of aqua colors to help the sitter be viewed as resting after the storm.
This piece was chosen for the vibrant colors used. Also, the broken color in the image is a great representation of impressionism depicted in this painting.
This piece was chosen for the even saturation and vibrancy of the colors. The variety of colors are used in balance and work well together.
This piece was chosen for the contrast between the dark tones and the vibrant colors. The artist used shading techniques to make the colors pop, which really helps the contrast of the colors.
This piece was chosen for the bold colors used by the artist. The colors are a great example of complimentary primary colors.
This image was chosen for the bold colors the artist used. The dominance of the white color compliments the small amount of primary colors present, so it makes the flowers stand out from the surface.
This piece was chosen for the low saturation of the colors used by the artist. The technique of unifying the colors is a great example of how bright colors can be used in low saturation as well.
This piece was was chosen for the use of the earthy colors. The artist placed the warmer colors in front of the cooler blue, which helps the viewer easily distinguish the landscape.
This piece was chosen for the boldness and vibrancy of the colors. The painting does not contain too much detail, but making the extra colors bold helps create the shapes in the painting.
This piece was chosen for the analogous colors used by the artist. The colors contrast one another in a way that is subtle, and at the same time it gives each portrait individuality.
This piece was chosen for the naturalistic colors the artist used. Using cooler colors such as light blue, and light purple serves as a great way to create a soothing feel in the painting.
This piece was chosen for the extreme vibrancy of the colors used. The predominant red present alongside the contrast really helps the image shout out for the viewer's attention.
Credits: All media
This user gallery has been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
Korean Art Museum Association
MoMA The Museum of Modern Art
Yamatane Museum of Art
Modern Art Center / Modernaus Meno Centras
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The Art Institute of Chicago
Dionísio Pinheiro And Alice Cardoso Pinheiro Foundation
Yale Center for British Art
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The Phillips Collection
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