Art Glossary: Monochrome Painting

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Definition:

A monochrome or monochromatic painting is one created using only one color or hue. Artists famed for their monochrome paintings include Yves Klein (who used a special blue he created, called International Klein Blue, IKB), Ed Reinhardt (who used black), and John Virtue (white acrylic paint and black ink).

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