March 26, 2020
We asked our classmates a series of questions about color. These are some of the responses.
What is your favorite color?
Red, Red, RED, Maroon, Pink, Madder Lake Light (Old Holland watercolour), Fluorescent Beige, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Mustard yellow, Yellow Ochre, Green, Green, Dark Tropical Green, Forest Green, Dark Green, Chartreuse, Blue, Navy Blue, Turquoise, Ultramarine, YVES KLEIN BLUE, Indigo Blue, Black, White
If you could paint something your favorite color, what would you paint?
We painted three doors, five rooms, two walls, and six objects, here are some other things to paint: Loria elevators, parking garages, Parastone Tree Man by Hieronymus Bosch, Beinecke, my screen!!!! and my lamp, Minerva, my roommate’s cat.
Where did you last see your favorite color in a building?
Although six people could not remember when they last saw their favorite color, a few did: rubber in a mullion, painted mechanical systems! probably as a mosaic tile, Vermeer painting in a museum in Delft, the plotter release station screen background, David Adjaye’s new design for The Webster in LA, Frida Kahlo’s house, fusion bars in South Africa, Foster’s SOM building, in the Vatican City
If you could change the color of the Paprika carpet, what color would it be?
Eight people wouldn’t change a thing, but others had suggestions: antique fuschia, vermillion, maroon, mustard yellow, saffron yellow, fern green, forest green, green lily