Color evokes specific states of mind and, according to some spiritual traditions, specific healing properties, as well. Click on the images below, to explore the symbolism inherent in the colors within each artwork. Turner Carroll art historians will guide you through various interpretations of color theory in the works.

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Enjoy this exploration of art while you have the luxury of time!