fugitive colors

Van Gogh’s color palette was brighter than we assume

Van Gogh’s “The Bedroom”

These blue walls were violet, and in more of a harmonious complementary color scheme than what we see here. But fugitive reds faded away, leaving violet walls blue and pink flowers white! Gah!

And according to this article, he was more methodical, and less deranged than…

Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.

— Theodore Dreiser

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