Color Theory

The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Internet Can't Figure Out if This Shoe Is Pink and White or Gray and Teal

It's the dress all over again.
Beckett Mufson
10.13.17
Comics!

A Comics Color Artist Explains the Psychology of Pigment

In this week's Strip Panel Naked, K. Michael Russell shares what it's like to work as a professional comics color artist.
Giaco Furino
7.16.17
Film

Vibrant Supercut Shows How Akira Kurosawa Was a Master of Color

The master director (and former painter) blossomed when he gained access to color film.
Beckett Mufson
6.15.17
painting

Mysterious Instagram Artist Makes Hundreds of Alien Glyphs

The Instagram artist known only as Jonas is making hundreds of vividly colored and slowly evolving serial paintings.
DJ Pangburn
5.12.17
Art

A Kaleidoscopic Shipping Container Mural Will Change the Way You See Color

Carlos Cruz-Diez’s new show at the SCAD Museum of Art features sidewalk paintings and hollowed out shipping containers.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.11.17
Color Theory

Rainbow Artist Liz West Wants You to Design Your Own Color Wheel

Known for her immersive rainbow installations, West gathered unique takes from artists and non-artists alike in order to research how we perceive color differently.
Beckett Mufson
3.23.17
Op Art

These Kaleidoscopic Paintings Look Like Optical Illusions

Evie Zimmer's hypnotizing works unleash a world of drippy, trippy psychedelia.
Diana Shi
3.12.17
Art

A Glowing Hall of Rainbows Samples Nature's Best Colors

Inspired by color theory and specimens from the Natural History Museum in London, Liz West's 'Our Spectral Vision' installation bursts with light.
Beckett Mufson
8.2.16
Art

Learn How Comic Book Artists Use Color as Subtext

YouTube series 'Strip Panel Naked' is back with another illustrative lesson to focus on color in comics.
Giaco Furino
7.3.16
Art

Blending Fruits to Make Perfect Pantone-Colored Smoothies

Ever see a color look so good you wanted to taste it? Now you can.
Annie Armstrong
8.26.15
psychology

Warp Your Perception of Color in Carsten Nicolai's Infinite Installation

24 morphing modules explore the relationships between color, semiotics, and psychology in Carsten Nicolai's 'unicolor.'
Emerson Rosenthal
1.5.15
Art

7 Hidden Art Secrets That Were Uncovered With Technology

From da Vinci to Rembrandt, The Creators Project looks at the invisible details hidden inside history's most famous artworks.
Sophia Callahan
10.3.14