Language of Colour is based on colour’s power in conveying ideas and information. Each of the seven works in the series references idioms and expressions relating to colour — words that are peculiar to themselves grammatically but whose relation to colour gives them specific meaning.
neon mounted on aluminium box
63 3/4 × 35 1/16 in | 162 × 89 cm
1. colloquial name for the Bedford RLHZ Self-Propelled Pump, a fire engine used originally by the Auxiliary Fire Service
2. salad dressing 3. Earth Mother 4. marijuana
naturally-occurring alloy of silver and gold that has a green appearance
the alcoholic drink absinthe, originally formulated with the hallucinogenic herb wormwood, was popular in late 19th- and early 20th-century France, and among aesthetes everywhere, and was sometimes known as la fée verte (the green fairy)
signal to go
considerable talent or ability to grow plants
US work permit
area of a theatre or studio in which performers can relax when they are not performing
slang term for US paper dollar
traditional English folk song or tune. One possible interpretation of the lyrics is that Lady Green Sleeves was a promiscuous woman with grass stains on her clothing
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