Top 10 – White Artworks

top 10 artworks

As Winter is upon us and the nights are already closing in, what can be more appropriate than works of art in monochromatic white.  White Artworks are often connected with innocence and perfection as well as cleanliness and neutrality.  It was a symbol of purity in both ancient Egypt and ancient Rome as worn by priestesses while Romans wore a white toga as a symbol of citizenship. In the Middle Ages and Renaissance a white unicorn symbolised chastity, and a white lamb sacrifice and purity; the widows of kings dressed in white rather than black as the colour of mourning. By choosing white the artist is free to explore form, shape, light and texture. Read More