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Seeing red: a brief history of the colour red in art

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Red ochre, red bison cave paintings

The colour of danger, scarlet passions, power and prestige — red has commanded the attention of artists for centuries. From the Paleolithic period to the contemporary, this archetypal colour has been utilised by artists to access the extremes of human…

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True blue: a brief history of the colour blue in art

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We delve deep into the colour that has captured the imagination of artists for millennia.

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Making it: Three artists reflect on their first big break

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From dream collaborations to solo exhibitions

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