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Old June 1st 20, 05:30 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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Default Fiction writing is now over

On 6/1/2020 7:10 AM, Andre Jute wrote:
On Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10:32:01 AM UTC+1, Sepp Ruf wrote:
AMuzi wrote:
On 5/31/2020 5:13 PM, Andre Jute wrote:


The darling of French painting in the 1950's was Yves Klein, a neurotic
who obsessed about a single shade of blue: his painting were all in the
single shade of blue (still known as International Klein Blue to the
pretentious). He made a publicity stunt of his first attempt at
suicide, diving out of a window, with photographers handy. AS a
consequence it wasn't news when he made a second attempt at suicide,
thus no photographers turned up when he killed himself, for real this
time.


https://www.laboiteverte.fr/les-coulisses-du-saut-dans-le-vide-dyves-klein

It seems you took some artistic liberty in representing his stunt. And for
whatever reason, be it Dr. Fauxi, cloroxqueen doctors, French catholicism,
or Klein's widow intending to purify her husband's legacy, a series of heart
failures is commonly listed as Klein's cause of death.


Yves Klein was a proponent of "performance art". In the opinion of many, he was more performance than art. But you'd better believe the heart attack as the real cause of his death. It happened in public in circumstances he couldn't control, and he had a history of heart problems.

If I ever find a dilapidated bike with a Klein frame worth repainting, I'll
try to find out if standard ultramarine blue is close enough to IKB.
https://encycolorpedia.com/00387b


I suspect that the International Klein Blue still offered by the Parisian colourman who mixed it for Yves Klein is a chemical lookalike to lapis lazuli, and thus pretty near to French Ultramarine (there are two common Ultramarines, one red-leaning, one green-leaning). My wife, who collects stones, has some raw lapis lazuli from Afghanistan that I once eyed with my mortar and pestle in hand, but the color wasn't quite what I was trying to match, seen on a Klimt painting. You can still get genuine lapis lazuli paint but it is generally of a poor quality. I have a tube from Schmincke; it's crap, made from poor quality stone, about the nasty shade of Payne's Grey, like thunderclouds. Daniel Smith also has a "lapis lazuli" made from rock sourced in South America but I wasn't impressed with that one either. Probably the best genuine lapis lazuli you'll find today is made by Zecchi in Firenze but even they sell it as an expensive novelty for those who do restorations or amateurs who insi

st on "authenticity": modern ultramarines looks more like the color one expects lapis lazuli to be.

See here how successfully my friend Marialena Sarris mimicked lapis lazuli with Ultramarine and probably cobalt: https://www.marialenasarris.com/still-life-paintings/

Would that be a case of Death imitating Art?


Klein also worked with gold foil and asked to get atomic bombs painted blue.
Had he opted for a career in engineering or with the French Air Force, he
probably would have volunteered to become the first astronaut on a French
mission to Mars, intending to paint everything blue there.


Klein wasn't much into Truth in Art.

Andre Jute
Author of Colour for Professional Communicators
http://coolmainpress.com/andrejutebooksnonfic.html


Making Mars blue is more Christo but he died this weekend.

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Old June 1st 20, 08:40 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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Default Fiction writing is now over

On Monday, June 1, 2020 at 9:30:00 AM UTC-7, AMuzi wrote:
On 6/1/2020 7:10 AM, Andre Jute wrote:
On Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10:32:01 AM UTC+1, Sepp Ruf wrote:
AMuzi wrote:
On 5/31/2020 5:13 PM, Andre Jute wrote:

The darling of French painting in the 1950's was Yves Klein, a neurotic
who obsessed about a single shade of blue: his painting were all in the
single shade of blue (still known as International Klein Blue to the
pretentious). He made a publicity stunt of his first attempt at
suicide, diving out of a window, with photographers handy. AS a
consequence it wasn't news when he made a second attempt at suicide,
thus no photographers turned up when he killed himself, for real this
time.

https://www.laboiteverte.fr/les-coulisses-du-saut-dans-le-vide-dyves-klein

It seems you took some artistic liberty in representing his stunt. And for
whatever reason, be it Dr. Fauxi, cloroxqueen doctors, French catholicism,
or Klein's widow intending to purify her husband's legacy, a series of heart
failures is commonly listed as Klein's cause of death.


Yves Klein was a proponent of "performance art". In the opinion of many, he was more performance than art. But you'd better believe the heart attack as the real cause of his death. It happened in public in circumstances he couldn't control, and he had a history of heart problems.

If I ever find a dilapidated bike with a Klein frame worth repainting, I'll
try to find out if standard ultramarine blue is close enough to IKB.
https://encycolorpedia.com/00387b


I suspect that the International Klein Blue still offered by the Parisian colourman who mixed it for Yves Klein is a chemical lookalike to lapis lazuli, and thus pretty near to French Ultramarine (there are two common Ultramarines, one red-leaning, one green-leaning). My wife, who collects stones, has some raw lapis lazuli from Afghanistan that I once eyed with my mortar and pestle in hand, but the color wasn't quite what I was trying to match, seen on a Klimt painting. You can still get genuine lapis lazuli paint but it is generally of a poor quality. I have a tube from Schmincke; it's crap, made from poor quality stone, about the nasty shade of Payne's Grey, like thunderclouds. Daniel Smith also has a "lapis lazuli" made from rock sourced in South America but I wasn't impressed with that one either. Probably the best genuine lapis lazuli you'll find today is made by Zecchi in Firenze but even they sell it as an expensive novelty for those who do restorations or amateurs who insi

st on "authenticity": modern ultramarines looks more like the color one expects lapis lazuli to be.

See here how successfully my friend Marialena Sarris mimicked lapis lazuli with Ultramarine and probably cobalt: https://www.marialenasarris.com/still-life-paintings/

Would that be a case of Death imitating Art?

Klein also worked with gold foil and asked to get atomic bombs painted blue.
Had he opted for a career in engineering or with the French Air Force, he
probably would have volunteered to become the first astronaut on a French
mission to Mars, intending to paint everything blue there.


Klein wasn't much into Truth in Art.

Andre Jute
Author of Colour for Professional Communicators
http://coolmainpress.com/andrejutebooksnonfic.html


Making Mars blue is more Christo but he died this weekend.


Space and everything to do with it will always be Red. You wouldn't expect News18 and his view of the world around him to ever manage to educated himself and ever qualify for anything more than making paper Mache do you?
 




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