Satellites of European Paintings
Description: A data visualization exploring color use evolution with artistic movements in pre-modern art Europe.
Goal: Does style or technology affect the use of color? Looking at color use in European paintings across time and artistic movements.Data:
- Metropolitan Museum of Art API
- 1st century colour palettes : Pigments of classical greece and rome from vitruvius, pliny, theophrastus, dioscorides (2017). Forest Row, East Sussex : Artists Bookworks.
- Hall, M. B., author. (2019). The power of color : Five centuries of european painting New Haven : Yale University Press.
- The oxford history of classical art (1993). Oxford; New York : Oxford University Press.
Audience: Art enthusiasts and art historians.