Blue, the world’s favourite colour, is elegantly showcased in more than 200 artworks from the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Representing a diversity of movements, cultures and media that spans the ages and the globe, the objects in Blue range from ancient Egyptian jewellry and traditional Japanese prints to Impressionist paintings and indigo-dyed textiles.
Short essays from museum curators on the significance and symbolism of the colour at various times and places provide historical context for this visual feast. With page edges dyed blue, this distinctive volume is a bijou treasure.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world, with a collection encompassing nearly 450,000 works of art from ancient to contemporary.
|Publication Date||11 May 2015|