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I chose one of Jacqueline Humphries' black light paintings (one of the many Untitled). Alas, my phone camera seems to have trouble capturing fluorescing light, so I only have this photograph which does not do the colors justice. The painting consists of three colors: purple background and stark black forms accentuated with neon pink. 

When I saw the painting initially, I was struck by a sense of nostalgia, although I couldn't put my finger on why. The bright magenta and purple painting didn't seem like something that would bring out my rose-tinted glasses, especially since as child I hated pink. But it wasn't so much the specific colors as the shapes formed by them. The black seemed to form a floating island, reminiscent of various high fantasy landscapes. The colored portions formed an alien atmosphere, further accentuating the otherworldliness of the painting.

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