Color Theory Part II 

July 23, 2016

In the second installment of their two-parter on color theory, the Babes discuss the color experiments of Josef Albers, explore the connection between color and emotion, and get weepy about the tragic life of van Gogh.

Artists discussed: Josef Albers, Mark Rothko, Gerhard Richter, Eugene Delacroix, & Vincent van Gogh.


Albers, Josef. Interaction of Color. Yale University, 1963.

Arnason, H.H., Elizabeth C. Mansfield. History of Modern Art. Pearson Education Inc, 2010.

Arnheim, Rudolf. Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye. London: University of California, Press, 1974.

Siegal, Nina. “Van Gogh’s True Palette Revealed.” New York Times 30 Apr. 2013: C1+.Academic Search Complete. Web. 2 Dec. 2013.