Van Gogh’s color palette was brighter than we assume

Van Gogh's “The Bedroom”

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 has been thought. That makes me happy.  🙂

Read about it in the NYT: http://goo.gl/o7d5j

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