We invite you to bask in the healing glow of pink in art by artist members. And, as always, we provide many interesting facts about the color. This exhibition is part of our ongoing series about color. We have already covered art using blue, red, yellow, purple, green and orange. For links to all of our exhibitions visit this page. To view art by all of our members visit this page. Also visit our important “Friends” page.
First, let’s take a quick glance at art with the color pink by some famous artists through the ages. Revel in the soft blush of pink in a dress adorned by a woman at the opera by Mary Cassatt, a pale pink table cloth in a Pierre Matisse painting, and the delicate pink flowers captured by Georgia O’Keeffe. Notice the pink clouds that glow in Frederic Edwin Church’s sky and the radiant pink worn by ballet dancers in an Edgar Degas painting. And who could miss the hot pink used by Pop artist Andy Warhol in his “Monroe”? You may also want to read “Master Artists and Their Relationship With Color”.
Enjoy Art With Pink by Artist Members
There are as many reasons to consider bringing art with pink into your life as their shades of the color. In this exhibition, the artists’ names will take you to their pages. Please also visit their websites to view more of their artwork. Contact the artists directly to purchase their artwork.
About Pink: Femininity, poise, grace, romanticism, serenity and peace are some of the many attributes the color pink evokes. The color pink also symbolizes joy and happiness. Did you know this amusing fact? The color “Tickle Me Pink” was formulated by Crayola in 1993.
About Pink: Pink is a color that inspires a sense of optimism, positivity and hope. The color only entered the English language as a noun at the end of the 17th century. It wasn’t until the Renaissance that artists began to explicitly discuss pink as part of their palette. We’re glad they did!
About Pink: The color is associated with passion, kindness, and understanding, and embodies all that is good in the world. Those who encounter this euphoric shade are often overcome with unbridled joy.
About Pink: Pink is known to boost morale and calms the nerves. It also offers signs of good fortune. Here’s a religious fact about the color: According to Christianity the third Sunday of the advent is said to be pink-colored.
About Pink: Even before the inception of color photography, pink has had a presence in the photographic landscape. Popular in the mid-to-late 19th century, hand-colored photographs depicting pastel pink cheeks and clothing added a level of realism to the photography of the time. Of course, now, pink is highly abundant in photography.
About Pink: Pastel pink was favored by both the men and women of the European bourgeoisie. The color appeared in gowns worn by Countess of Howe and it in the embroidered silk coats worn by the men of Louis XVI’s court.
About Pink: Pink is one of the most common colors of flowers. The term “rosy” originates from the Latin for “roseus” or “rose”. The delicate pale pink Japanese cherry blossom petals have for thousands of years symbolized spiritual rebirth when they fall each year.
About Pink: Pantone is the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries. In its Autumn/Winter 2021/2022 “Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report” it has included “Pale Rosette”, described as “an endearing and gentle romantic pink.”
About Pink: Pink is referred to as, the “color of love” and is widely used on Valentine’s Day. That may be why so many artists use the color in “Love” related works of art. It has become a driving force of inspiration in contemporary art.
About Pink: Did you know, National Pink Day is always celebrated on the 23rd of June each year? So, mark your calendar! And, according to Solar Thai Calendar the color pink is associated with the second day of the week.
About Pink: In the early 1990s the Breast Cancer Awareness movement released the pink color ribbon as a symbol to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness.
About Pink: It has become the color of disruptive political activism, particularly regarding that of women’s rights and healthcare. In reconstructing pink’s feminine connotations to be a force for good, In 2002, CodePink, a female-initiated grassroots organization, was founded to protest against the Iraq war and has since conducted multiple anti-war protests.
About Pink: Spiritually, the Pink Moon always signifies rebirth and renewal. After a long, cold, gray, and miserable winter, the resurgence of the color pink is a revitalizing dose of beauty and joy. It serves as a reminder that life is a set of ups and downs, a cycle of hibernation and reawakening.
About Pink: Some of the names given to distinguish between the different shades of pink range from “Piggy Pink” to “Champagne Pink” to “Lace Pink” and “Cotton Candy”. Let us not forget “Musky Rose”, “Bright Strawberry”, and “Tropical Cerise”. The color pink was also popularized thanks to the fashion and interior design worlds.
About Pink: The color pink is know to make us feel accepted and is an exceedingly approachable color. Pink doesn’t intimidate or threaten. Instead, it offers the opposite effect as it provides warmth and comfort.
About Pink: According to some Feng Shui practitioners the most popular use of pink is in the Southwest area of the home or other space, as this area is connected to the energy of love and marriage. Placing some art with pink in that area is a good idea.
About Pink: Pink is considered to be the most delicate color. The color pink represents the sweetness and innocence of the child in all of us. Also, we use the expression “in the pink” to describe good health. The expression “everything’s rosy” signifies abundance, prosperity and success.
About Pink: In the 20th century, the color pink experienced a series of rapid changes. Fauvism, one of the first Modern Art movements, was attracted to the color’s exotic disposition. However, after World War I, pink rarely made an appearance during the male-dominated worlds of Surrealism, Dada, and Abstract Expressionism. By the 1960s, pink was flourishing again within the Pop Art movement and spread from there.