20 Arty Facts About the Color WHITE

151.

Priestesses wore WHITE to symbolize purity in ancient Rome. (54)

152.

The kings of France wore WHITE. (54)

153.

The international symbol of peace is the WHITE dove. (54)

154.

New beginnings are symbolized by the color WHITE. (55)

155.

Asian cultures associate WHITE with mourning. (54)

156.

A prism can break up WHITE light into spectral colors. (54)

157.

WHITE unicorns symbolized purity in historical manuscripts and tapestries. (54)

158.

The color WHITE represents cleanliness. (54)

159.

In website design, WHITE is the best color to use as a background. (56)

160.

The Renaissance scholar Alberti persuaded artists to use WHITE to brighten their palettes. (54)

161.

The use of too much WHITE can sometimes leave the viewer feeling empty. (57)

162.

The Russian abstract painter Malevich painted “The WHITE Square” in 1918. (54)

163.

Too much WHITE can cause headaches because of its brightness. (55)

164.

Ceilings are painted WHITE to make the space feel larger with reflected light. (58)

165.

In the 18-19th centuries, all sheets and underwear were WHITE for both men & women. (54)

166.

WHITE is a safe color that illustrates openness. (59)

167.

The color WHITE is used for simplicity. (55)

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168.

Whistler painted a series of paintings that used WHITE to create moods in the 19th century. (54)

169.

WHITE is a calming color that creates organization out of chaos. (56)

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In interior design, WHITE is often used to maintain cleanliness in spaces such as bathrooms. (58)

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