The Crazy Stories Behind 6 Of The World’s Rarest Colors


There’s a rare collection tucked away in the Harvard Art Museum–but not of art. It’s the Forbes Pigment Collection, a vault of more than 2,500 pigments from across the world that chemists and historians use to learn more about how artists have used materials through the centuries.

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Isle of Dogs

ISLE OF DOGS tells the story of ATARI KOBAYASHI, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.

Christina Vantzou – At Dawn

“Belgium-based minimalist ambient composer Christina Vantzou shares a spectral 16MM short film, soundtracked by Vantzou’s beautifully glacial and elegiac “At Dawn,” one of the gorgeous highlights from her utterly immersive, trance-inducing forthcoming fourth full-length for Kranky. Shot by cinematographer Thomas Depas in the Ardennes, Belgium, and starring Siet Phorae & Stav Yeini.”

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