"Ultra" by Raxenne Maniquiz
– How Color Shaped the World –
Color Anthropology features sixty international illustrators and designers who, through their prints and originals, have provided a snapshot into the history, significance, and prominence of some of their favorite colors from throughout the ages. From Egyptian Blue to Millenial Pink, Ancient to Contemporary, each color has stories we can't even begin to imagine. The Color Anthropology Exhibition is on display March 21st - May 20th, 2017.
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Color: Ultramarine Blue / #3F00FF
12" x 16"
About this piece:
Ultramarine is a deep blue color and a pigment which was originally made by grinding lapis lazuli into a powder. The name comes from the Latin ultramarinus, literally 'beyond the sea', because the pigment was imported into Europe from mines in Afghanistan by Italian traders during the 14th and 15th centuries.
Ultramarine was the finest and most expensive blue used by Renaissance painters. It was often used for the robes of the Virgin Mary, and symbolized holiness and humility. It remained an extremely expensive pigment until a synthetic ultramarine was invented in 1826.
About this artist:
Raxenne Maniquiz is an illustrator and designer from Manila. She loves combining contrasting elements, genres, and media to come up with refreshing work. She frequently contributes illustrations to magazines and publications, and has provided design and illustration work for local and international clients.
She is currently developing brand identities at Plus63 Design Co. During her free time, she pursues personal projects inspired by her interests, such as travel, films, and literature.
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