steely blue, warm rose

 

we are able to hear a single tone. but we almost never (that is, not without special devices) see a single color unconnected and unrelated to other colors. colors present themselves in continuous flux, constantly related to changing neighbors and changing conditions. as a consequence, this proves for the reading of color what kandinsky often demanded for the reading of art:

what counts is not the what but the how.

joseph albers: interaction of color