Colors are the main topic of painting. Chagall, the great master of color, said once that if you look at the colors a painter is using you can see his character. How right he was! Colors are most eminent to all painting. They differ from painter to painter, from epoch to epoch, from geographical area to geographical area, from culture to culture.

Even if you look how people are dressed in different countries you will see how different the attitudes towards colors are and how different the color taste of people living in different cultures is. To investigate the history and theory of colors not only in painting but in culture in general is a real adventure.

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