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(via From Gemstones to Arsenic: How the Development of Pigment Colored Art)
Monet and Renoir drenched their canvases in colors that until that point had been prohibitively expensive for most artists, yet during their lifetimes became available synthetically in mass production. The organic and mineral colors used in the landscape paintings of their predecessors were absent from these celebrations of the pastoral. That the pigments which gave the Impressionists the ability to create vibrant tableaux of nature were Industrial Revolution–made is one of the oddities of art history.
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(via From Gemstones to Arsenic: How the Development of Pigment Colored Art)

Monet and Renoir drenched their canvases in colors that until that point had been prohibitively expensive for most artists, yet during their lifetimes became available synthetically in mass production. The organic and mineral colors used in the landscape paintings of their predecessors were absent from these celebrations of the pastoral. That the pigments which gave the Impressionists the ability to create vibrant tableaux of nature were Industrial Revolution–made is one of the oddities of art history.

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Recordings is a series of books that are the result of a physical interaction between the printer and the offset press. Colors are added to the press during printing following a predetermined “score.” The act of printing becomes an act of performance, and the book is the evidence of its occurrence. Recordings conflate books and sculpture. They use the machinery of mechanical reproduction to create visual records of specific, unrepeatable conditions of color and change.

containercorps:

Recordings is a series of books that are the result of a physical interaction between the printer and the offset press. Colors are added to the press during printing following a predetermined “score.” The act of printing becomes an act of performance, and the book is the evidence of its occurrence. Recordings conflate books and sculpture. They use the machinery of mechanical reproduction to create visual records of specific, unrepeatable conditions of color and change.

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