Color in emotion

By: Parker Sammons

The magic transformation of color, Sergey Das, 2014 - 2014, From the collection of: Museum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino
I chose this because of the vibrant red that consumes the painting. It gives the emotion of love but also betrayal. A perfect life disrupted by an outside force.
The Builders, Jacob Lawrence, 1947, From the collection of: The White House
I chose this because of the contrast between red and brown. It tells me that behind the bitter gritty outside of these hard working men there is a side of love and passion.
Sir Thomas Winne, Unknown artist, seventeenth century, ca. 1615, From the collection of: Yale Center for British Art
I chose this simply because of the style of clothing. The reds woven throughout to make him feel more friendly and approachable.
Colored Composition of Forms, 1914, August Macke, 1914, From the collection of: Albertina
I chose this painting because of the many different colors. The differing emotions with every shape.
Light2011-C-15, Woo, Jae Gil, 2011, From the collection of: Korean Art Museum Association
I chose this piece because of its order. It's orderly but at the same time it isn't. Its a wonder to look at and brings me joy and happiness.
Untitled, Temür Köran, 2009, From the collection of: İstanbul Museum of Modern Art
I like the green in this work. To me its almost as if the woman on the left seated in green is envious of the woman on the right's beauty.
Seven Falling Color Pieces, Peng Jian, 2014, From the collection of: China Modern Contemporary Art Document
I chose this work because it reminds me of a Rubix cube. An unsolvable puzzle to the person who doesn't know the formula. That is what this painting is telling me.
Self-Portrait, Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853-1890), 1887, From the collection of: The Art Institute of Chicago
I chose this because i recognized it well and because the various colors that make it up. It speaks to me saying that all these different colors, different emotions, combine to make of the life of this great man.
untitled, 1000E, 2011-11-11 - 2011-11-11, From the collection of: Estilo Libre
This painting tells me that the woman's hair is envious of her mobility and free will.
Dancer in Her Dressing Room, Edgar Degas (French, b.1834, d.1917), Circa 1879, From the collection of: Cincinnati Art Museum
This painting i chose because it's beautiful. The girl is so calm. The painting because of the blues is so calm.
Blue Star, Yi, Hee Choung, 2002, From the collection of: Korean Art Museum Association
This was chosen because of its magnificent blue color. All of the chaos in the middle somehow still comes together to make a circle and that amazes me. It reminds me of life.
Morning Glory - Water, Kho, Nak Beom, 2008, From the collection of: Korean Art Museum Association
This was chosen because of its rich deep blue. It reminds me of the beginning of life. A new start.
Etude in Blue, Alma Thomas, 1966, From the collection of: SCAD Museum of Art
The cold dark blues against the stark white really brings out the importance of this painting to me. It screams contrast of life.
Blue-Colored Crown, Ahn, Chang Hong, 안창홍, 1987, From the collection of: Korean Art Museum Association
This painting is interesting. the dark sad blue surrounding the bleeding man is amazing. It's beautiful.
Roses, Convolvulus, Poppies, and Other Flowers in an Urn on a Stone Ledge, Rachel Ruysch, ca. 1680s - ca. 1680s, From the collection of: National Museum of Women in the Arts
I chose this because the flowers are surrounded by almost dark blackness but they still shine their beautiful vibrant color into the world.
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