"Machine for Living Color" Exhibition

The Museum of Modern Art

This event has ended.

Concurrent with the exhibition "Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today," this installation of Library and Conservation Department materials documents color charting in twentieth-century publications, emphasizing commercial, art historical, and avant-garde works. These artists' books, industry publications, and other documentary materials exemplify the development of a color industry in this period— a machine for living color— and its influence on modern art, design, photography, and film. Materials include an industry-standard Munsell Color Book (c. 1930), a textile-industry sample book, and early paint color charts.



from March 03, 2008 to May 14, 2008

  • Facebook


    All content on this site is © their respective owner(s).
    New York Art Beat (2008) - About - Contact - Privacy - Terms of Use