Primary Colors

There are 3 primary colors: red, yellow, and blue.

Why are they called primary colors?
Because they are the colors from which all other colors are made.

Look for the primary colors in these paintings:

Fritz Glarner, Relational Painting, Tondo #40
          Fritz Glarner,
         Relational Painting,
         Tondo #40
Sol Lewitt, Four Geometric Figures in a Room
Sol LeWitt, Four Geometric
Figures in a Room
Elsworth Kelly, Red, Green, Blue
          Elsworth Kelly,
          Red, Green, Blue
George Sugarman, Yellow Top
George Sugarman,
Yellow Top
Morris Louis, #28
          Morris Louis, #28
Adolph Gottlieb, Trio
Adolph Gottlieb, Trio

 
Color Warm and Cool Colors