Scarlet, Cadmium Red
and Burnt Sienna reward a viewer willing to look behind and into the composition.
A cadmium red
stack of newsprint listing grammatical transitions sat thick and heavy in a small, slightly raised enclave while bolted to the floor and coated in the same semi-reflective safety yellow as street bollards, a pair of hefty plywood slabs accumulated grit from a month's worth of being underfoot.
One US company that produces lead-free china paints makes their only exception for their cadmium red
, which they have manufactured for them in Mexico.
Next, students were given palettes of cadmium red
and red-orange tempera paint that had been slightly swirled together and spread thin.
tube each of dioxazine purple, cadmium red
deep, cadmium yellow medium, cadmium orange, ivory black, turquoise, and titanium white
The show ended with twenty-eight artists, many still worried that cadmium red
cost thirty-two dollars a quart wholesale.
Rodriguez uses another palette in some works, however, one in which ocher and cadmium red
feature prominently and that strongly recalls Philip Guston's paintings of the 1950s.
One noticed its inner glow from a distance, yet only after hovering over it was the spectator rewarded with the revelation of the cadmium red
enamel, which covered the bottom of the interior.
According to this logic, a painter should no longer use cadmium red
since it's been in use for quite some time, or, in fact, shouldn't paint at all since painting is an ancient practice, far more ancient than the term nonreferenrial.
A peculiarly tall rectangle, Letters is dominated by juicy stripes of cadmium red
running continuously from top to bottom.
His passionate and playful spirit comes through in the animated forms of bricks, anthropomorphic cigars, coffee cups, tabletlike books, and blocky shoes painted in cadmium red
, white, ocher, and black.
Seen in sequence, the three works show a tide of cadmium red
steadily rising over black forms until it fills the picture surface.