Three Colors: Coomassie Brilliant Blue, Sudan I and Somalia Yellow

Posted on Aug 14, 2012
Three Colors: Coomassie Brilliant Blue, Sudan I and Somalia Yellow

By taking the lab into the studio, the artist describes in this article the first use of industrial chemical dyes with his paintings or dye-paintings. A brief explanation of this technique in art and the production process is given, together with a short introduction and history on chemical dyes, their toxicity and pigments.