7:00 PM Harold M Williams Auditorium, Getty Center Free Event; Ticket Required
Blue describes emotional states, musical and literary genres, and moral codes. And yet, historically, humans have found the color notably difficult to pin down. How did blue come to occupy its singular scientific and cultural significance? What relationships exist between the history of blue pigments and the wealth of meanings the term conveys today? A panel of authors, scientists, and critics explores the science and sentiment of the color blue.