UK art exhibition traces history of colour

National Gallery show highlights technical challenges that had to be overcome for creating iconic paintings.

    An exhibition in the National Gallery in London is tracing the history of colour in Western paintings from the Middle Ages to the end of the 19th century.
     
    It shows the materials artists used to make colours, and the technical challenges they overcame to master them and create iconic pieces of art.
     
    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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