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Cobalt to Cerulean in Art and Culture

By MFA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


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Blue, the world's favorite color, 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 jewelry and traditional Japanese prints to Impressionist paintings and indigo-dyed textiles. Short essays from museum curators on the significance and symbolism of the color at various times and places provide historical context for this visual feast. With page edges dyed blue, this distinctive volume is a bijou treasure.

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Size: 8 x 6 in;
Pages: 192 pp;
Format: Hard Cover
Publication: April 2015
ISBN: 9781452129402
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world.

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