Eclectic Color Roundup

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The Color of Art by Joshua T. Nimoy

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The color of art is #A79F94.

An average color was calculated from more than 26,000 images in the MoMA art collection. The result was this brownish gray.


Via today and tomorrow

East Side Gallery

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The East Side Gallery is the longest preserved stretch of the former Berlin Wall.
It is the largest open-air gallery in the world with 106 original mural paintings on 1.3 km-long created by artists from all over the world after the collapse of East Germany.

It is being renovated for the Commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the "Fall of the Wall"

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What Color Palette Should I Use?

Hunch: Color Palettes

Click all the way through and you get CL palettes at the end. From Hunch which offers solutions to your problem, concern or dilemma on hundreds of topics.

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Subtitude

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joodstew

As always, great color roundup.



Joshua Nimoy's project reminds me of a funny side-project by two Johns Hopkins astronomers a few years ago, to determine the average color of the universe. They were surveying thousands of stars for their colors (in which color provides a tipoff to the stars' ages), and they calculated the basic color of the universe at a whim on that data. The oddest part was, they didn't get the calculations right, so first they thought the universe was turquoise, but later had to correct themselves. Turns out the universe is actually beige, or "Cosmic Latte" as the astronomers named it.



Check out more here:



http://tinyurl.com/yc2we5u

http://tinyurl.com/yb62rqn



The scientists step through the scientific concepts at play here: http://tinyurl.com/4jm46



I tweet tidbits like this about color daily at 1pm, so if you're interested, follow me at http://twitter.com/joodstew.



Thanks,

Jude Stewart

http://www.judestewart.com

http://twitter.com/joodstew

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