The iconic paint brand Farrow & Ball will donate colors to complement the new exhibit “Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty,” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, running through July 24. The colors include the new tone, Worsted, in addition to Off-Black and Mole’s Breath, a rich gray.
Off-Black; Mole’s Breath; Worsted
“We are thrilled to continue our relationship with The Museum of Modern Art and collaborate on such an extraordinary exhibition this year,” said Josephine Rance, marketing director at the paint company. “At Farrow & Ball, many of our colors and wallpaper patterns are inspired by the past, from historical homes to archival fabrics and important works of art. Supporting the world’s leading museums is intrinsic to our brand ethos, not only because our signature depth of color provides a remarkable backdrop for fine art, but also because we are dedicated to preserving the beauty of the past.”
The exhibit will spotlight 120 rarely seen monotypes, in addition to approximately 60 related paintings, drawings, pastels, sketchbooks and prints “that show Degas at his most modern, capturing the spirit of urban life; depicting the body in new and daring ways; liberating mark-making from tradition; and boldly engaging the possibilities of abstraction,” says the museum.
Learn more about the exhibit.