From factories to walls to canvas, the meanings of a color.
By Wendy S. Walters
1) I looked forward to entering the newly renovated school building that had been rescued from demolition by a group of teachers who dedicated their lives to progressive education and the well-being of all children. I believed the interior space would reflect the optimism and confidence of these visionaries who had turned strangers, who otherwise would never have found each other, into a polis of moral compatriots. I expected the renovations to the original structure would be modest though reflective of its essential character, and they were— impressively so. What I did not expect to find was the walls of the interior covered in a blisteringly bright, icy white paint.
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Publication Date: May 17