As Le Corbusier erases with white paint all traces of history and tradition in architecture, with his Law of Ripolin
, he imagines the following scenario: "Every citizen is required to replace his hangings, his damasks, his wall-papers, his stencils, with a plain coat of white Ripolin
Elle avait utilise mes cartons, les restes de Ripolin
avec lequel j'avais fait repeindre l'appartement et ses doigts".
The analysis showed that Picasso used enamel paint that matches the precise chemical composition of the first brand of commercial house paint, called Ripolin
Here's the man who coined the "law of Ripolin
"--saying that everyone should whitewash their homes to get rid of the horror of color--inventing lines of painted wallpapers.
He explored almost every conceivable painting medium from Ripolin
enamel to spray paint and is estimated to have produced more than 10,000 significant works.
Extremely versatile and innovative, Nolan explored almost every conceivable medium from Ripolin
enamel to spray paint and acrylic gel.
Both were called Geranium Red (one made by Duclo, the other by Ripolin
)." What struck Lavier was that the colors were different even though the names were the same.
The diptych Rouge Bordeaux par Novemail et Ripolin
(Red Bordeaux by Novemail and Ripolin
, 1992) juxtaposes the bordeaux-red colors manufactured by two paint companies.