Stuart Semple, Tim Marshall and Anna Smith
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8 January 2017
Artist Stuart Semple explains why he created what he thinks is the world’s pinkest-ever shade of pink; foreign-affairs journalist Tim Marshall discusses the history of flags as detailed in his book ‘Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of Flags’; and we look ahead to some of 2017’s most anticipated film releases with critic Anna Smith.
8 January 2017
Artist Stuart Semple has created what he believes is the world’s “pinkest-ever pink”. The shade was made available in reaction to fellow artist Anish Kapoor obtaining the rights to use the Vantablack, a shade that he claims is the “blackest material in the universe, after a black hole.” We speak to Semple about why he doesn’t believe colour should be a resource that can be made more difficult to use.
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