Quote: Henri Matisse

“Purer colors…have in themselves, independently of the objects they serve to express, a significant action on the feelings of those who look at them”

~ Henri Matisse
French Fauvist Painter and Sculptor, 1869-1954

Color Definition #6

PINK –is any of the colors between bluish red (purple) to red, of medium to high brightness and of low to moderate saturation Commonly used for Valentine’s Day and Easter, pink is sometimes referred to as “the color of love.” The use of the word for the color known today as pink was first recorded in the late 17th century.

A calmer tint of red, pink is considered very feminine and nurturing. A favorite hue for bedrooms and children’s rooms, it tends to create a sense of healing.


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