Keith Recker, co-author with Leatrice Eiseman of Pantone: The 20th Century in Color, looks at the last century through its changing color palettes.
As an artist, I work with making color choices in everything I do. Not everyone is as aware of the colors around us that we live in every day. We all react to colors differently because we bring our own history and emotions into the process without realizing it. I enjoyed listening to you talk about not only the range of colors and how they relate to our personal experiences, but also bringing out the historical influences as well. Well Done.
A perennial question I have had is: "How could I place myself in another time or place--what would things look like and feel like", even in one's own life, or especially then, "What would it feel like to go there again?" Good movies do this easily--but then I've lost the person I am now! 'October Sky' did it for me but I haven't had a chance to study it really. I think there is a real clue or important clues in this idea of the color of things! --I think it must be a basic and pretty universal but quite unconscious cultural effect...!
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