Why are people using the term ‘red’ to describe paintings?

The term ‘Red’ comes from the colour red and was originally used to describe colour schemes on paintings, says Redford.In its current usage, however, the term is also used to denote an individual who is not necessarily related to red, says the painter.In an interview with CNN, Redford explained: “It’s like you could have two …

When the Night of the Paintings Goes Down: A History of the Color Wars

The last time there was a paint-splatter war was in the 1920s.The painting war began in earnest in the 1940s when a spate of paint-spatter incidents brought down President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.It was the height of the Great Depression and paint-based products like paint and glue were everywhere.But the paint wars didn’t just end in …

When the Night of the Paintings Goes Down: A History of the Color Wars

The last time there was a paint-splatter war was in the 1920s.The painting war began in earnest in the 1940s when a spate of paint-spatter incidents brought down President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.It was the height of the Great Depression and paint-based products like paint and glue were everywhere.But the paint wars didn’t just end in …

When the Night of the Paintings Goes Down: A History of the Color Wars

The last time there was a paint-splatter war was in the 1920s.The painting war began in earnest in the 1940s when a spate of paint-spatter incidents brought down President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.It was the height of the Great Depression and paint-based products like paint and glue were everywhere.But the paint wars didn’t just end in …