The Functions of Yellow

Anna Furman
Oct 17, 2014 1:49PM

Carrie Mae Weems:

- a buffer zone between planes

- a suggestion of spatiality

- a nod to TV and mass media consumption

- because, aesthetics

Sterling Ruby:

- scale, scale, scale

- to seem architonic

- because "mama"

Barnett Newman:

- a visual complement to red and blue

- compositional balance

- a visual synecdoche

Anna Furman