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hyperallergic: “ (via A Pigment Library That Launched American Art Conservation) When the Harvard Art Museums reopen this Sunday after a six-year expansion project, historic pigments foundational to.

The color vault at Harvard's Straus Center, known as the Forbes Pigment Collection, is home to some of the world's rarest pigments. See the video produced by Great Big Story now on THE COLORIST

Inside the Color Vault: Forbes Pigment Collection

Housed in Harvard's Straus Center For Conservation and Technical Studies is a collection of pigments collected from the last number of.

Forbes Pigment Collection The thousands of shades on display — some toxic, others impossibly rare — are a library of more than just color.

Forbes Pigment Collection

Discover Forbes Pigment Collection in Cambridge, Massachusetts: The thousands of shades on display — some toxic, others impossibly rare — are a library of more than just color.

The Forbes Pigment Collection via fastcodesign: The most unusual colors from Harvard's storied pigment library include beetle extracts, poisonous me…

The Harvard Library That Protects The World’s Rarest Colors

Learn about the rare color collection locked away at the Harvard Library and the fascinating history of 10 of the rarest colors.

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Harvard’s Colorful Library Filled With 2,500 Pigments Collected form Around the World (Colossal)

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This Could Be the World’s Most Colorful Library - Harvard’s Forbes Pigment Collection preserves some of history’s most precious colors—and helps conserve the world’s greatest art

This Could Be the World’s Most Colorful Library

Curious visitors who turn left off the Harvard Art Museums’ elevators on the building’s fourth floor are greeted by the Forbes Pigment Collection, a floor-to-ceiling wall of color compiled from about 1910 to 1944 by the former director of the Fogg Museum.

Edward Waldo Forbes' pigment collection at the Harvard Art Museums.

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The Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at Harvard Art Museums is different than many other departments of its kind—its visible to the public. The public can witness conservators at work as well as view 2,500 pigment samples placed in tincture bottles and housed behind tall

Harvard’s Colorful Library Filled With Pigments Collected from Around the World

A Short History of a Pigment Collection (and Art Conservation in the United States) | Index Magazine

A Short History of a Pigment Collection (and Art Conservation in the United States): “ Ranging from rare bits of Egyptian blue glass dating to BCE to newly released fluorescent hues, the pigment.

The thousands of shades on display — some toxic, others impossibly rare — are a library of more than just color.

Forbes Pigment Collection

Discover Forbes Pigment Collection in Cambridge, Massachusetts: The thousands of shades on display — some toxic, others impossibly rare — are a library of more than just color.

Harvard Art Museum's collection of 2,500 pigments from around the world - photo by Andrea Shea

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Jars of hand crushed colours, circa 1880

I love this purple paint. It is vibrant but also delicate, sophisticated, and not too overused. I would love this as an accent color to a silver, chrome, or matte dark grey for packaging.

Ancient and modern pigments used to authenticate works of art -- and in forgeries?

The princess with the Mona Lisa smile: Lost $150m da Vinci masterpiece or fake?

Ancient and modern pigments used to authenticate works of art -- and in forgeries?

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