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Making Colour

Until 7 Sep 14, National Gallery , London, United Kingdom

The National Gallery’s summer exhibition, “Making Colour”, is an attempt to explain to the gallery’s visitors “the materials of colour”, says Caroline Campbell, the exhibition’s curator. “We are so accustomed today to having colour on demand, whenever we want it, on our screen or on a Dulux palette, or whatever—anything is possible. But for most of the painters whose work is represented in our collection, that was just not the case at all.” Featuring works by masters such as Van Dyck and Degas and less widely celebrated figures such as... Read on

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