20 Arty Facts About the Color BLACK

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BLACK is often used to symbolize darkness. (60)

172.

BLACK is needed to create depth and variation of colors. (61)

173.

Books and newspapers are printed with BLACK ink because it is the highest contrast to white paper. (60)

174.

The Russian abstract painter Malevich created “The BLACK Square” in 1915. (60)

175.

Artisans in ancient Rome wore BLACK. (60)

176.

Renoir painted with BLACK in his portraits. (60)

177.

Traditionally, English taxi cabs are BLACK. (62)

178.

Because of coal & oil, the industrial revolution is represented by BLACK. (60)

179.

BLACK is a mysterious color that symbolizes the unknown. (61)

180.

In the 19th century, English romantic poets wore BLACK. (60)

181.

The color BLACK is formal and elegant. (61)

182.

To illustrate a strong message, use BLACK. (63)

183.

Ancient Greek artists made BLACK & red pottery. (60)

184.

BLACK is used to illustrate power and authority. (60)

185.

Van Gogh outlined objects with BLACK to make them stand out. (60)

186.

Coco Chanel 1st designed the little BLACK dress in 1926. (60)

187.

In ancient Egypt, the color BLACK symbolized fertility. (60)

188.

To make a room feel smaller, paint the walls BLACK. (62)

189.

Manet used BLACK for a dramatic effect. (60)

190.

BLACK is often used in films to indicate a villain. (60)

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