Couleur Additive

1959

Couleur Additive (Caracas 1959) 
This investigation is based on the radiation of color. When one plane color touches another, a darker vertical line appears at the point of contact. This virtual line in fact contributes a third color that is not in the support. By isolating this optical phenomenon, Cruz-Diez obtains the so-called "Chromatic Event Modules" responsible, in a way, of the continual transformation of the color.

Jaune Additif (Caracas 1959)
The first work of the series Couleur Additive was the Jaune Additif, which arose from the studies that Cruz-Diez started in 1953 on the theories and polemics between Isaac Newton (1642–1727) and Johann Goethe (1749–1832).

He also studied those of James Maxwell (1831–1879), Eugène Chevreul (1786–1889), Josef Albers (1888–1976) and Johannes Itten (1888–1967). In addition, he reviewed the experiences of James Maxwell (1831–1879) and his definition of light, and Louis Ducos de Hauron (1837–1920) and his subtractive theory.

However, it was the experiences of Edwin Land (1909–1991), inventor of the Polaroid camera, which impressed him the most.

More    Up
 
2010 to date
Couleur Additive 2010 to date
2000 - 2009
Couleur Additive 2000 - 2009
1990 - 1999
Couleur Additive 1990 - 1999
1980 - 1989
Couleur Additive 1980 - 1989
1970 - 1979
Couleur Additive 1970 - 1979
1960 - 1969
Couleur Additive 1970 - 1979
1950 - 1959
Couleur Additive 1950 - 1959
Search
Category
Date Range
Keyword
ResetSearch
CURRENT EXHIBITIONS
Espace de l'Art Concret
Château de Mouans, 06370 Mouans-Sartoux, France
24.06.17 - 28.05.18

SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd., Savannah, Georgia, USA
21.02.17 - 20.08.17

Château du Domaine National de Chambord
Château, 41250 Chambord,
France
18.06.17 - 19.11.17

GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea
Via Magenta, 31 – 10128 Torino, Italy
14.03.17 - 23.07.17

Tate Modern
Bankside, London SE1 9TG, United Kingdom
17.06.16 - 31.12.17

Centre of Polish Sculpture
Topolowa 1, 26-505 Oro?sko, Poland
27.05.17 - 02.10.17

Museo Würth La Rioja
Pol. Ind. El Sequero, Avda. Cameros pcls. 86-88, 26150 Agoncillo - La Rioja, Spain
10.03.17 - 02.04.18

Odalys Galería de Arte
Calle de Orfila, 5, 28010 Madrid, Spain
15.06.17 - 18.09.17

Sicardi Gallery
1506 W. Alabama St.
Houston, Texas 77006
25.05.17 - 24.08.17

Schauwerk Sindelfingen
Eschenbrünnlestraße 15/1
71065 Sindelfingen, Germany
30.10.16 - 03.10.17