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Beat the Summer Heat with Cool Blue Art

Display classic and contemporary blue artwork at home with The Frame.

A man and his two children play a game next to The Frame. The Frame is on the Studio Stand displaying a bright blue picture of beach waters beneath a clear blue sky. A man and his two children play a game next to The Frame. The Frame is on the Studio Stand displaying a bright blue picture of beach waters beneath a clear blue sky.

Summer is the season we love to spend out in the sun. But the sun’s harsh rays can quickly tire the body and mind. During hot summer months, cool and calming blue hues provide instant relief from the blazing heat. Incorporate refreshing photos of the sea or masterful paintings of the night sky into your summer décor for a splash of cool color at home. Curate a collection of blue art on The Frame TV for a healing oasis away from the summer heat.

The Frame hangs on the wall with the no gap wall mount. It is displaying 'ALB100 (2011)' by Rafael Neff, a picture of the blue oceanfront with blue and white beach chairs scattered in the forefront. The Frame hangs on the wall with the no gap wall mount. It is displaying 'ALB100 (2011)' by Rafael Neff, a picture of the blue oceanfront with blue and white beach chairs scattered in the forefront.
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Splendid blues in nature

Blue is the natural color of the wide sky and the deep sea. Staring into the ocean, where water meets sky in a magnificent display of natural blue, fills us with peace and new energy. Just picture a sunny day on the beach with shimmering lights dancing off the surface of the tinted ocean – you feel light and refreshed. Display a photograph of a vast, blue oceanfront on your TV and be transported to its pristine shores. You can almost feel the breeze on your face and the sand between your toes.

A man and his child are together in the kitchen. The Frame is on the wall displaying 'Walrus mother and calf resting on an iceberg (2017)' by BBC, a picture of a walrus and her calf on top of an iceberg in the deep turquoise sea. A man and his child are together in the kitchen. The Frame is on the wall displaying 'Walrus mother and calf resting on an iceberg (2017)' by BBC, a picture of a walrus and her calf on top of an iceberg in the deep turquoise sea.

Some of the most alluring shades of blue in nature are visible when light interacts with water. As sunlight travels through the deep ocean, it illuminates various layers of the sea in an exotic mix of blues and greens. The unique, organic colors come alive on The Frame to reflect the mysterious nature of the world beneath. Feel a serene sense of security wash over you as you bask in the awe-inspiring beauty of Mother Nature.

“We love to contemplate blue — not because it advances to us, but because it draws us after it.”

– Johann Wolfgang Goethe
A woman sits at the dining table with a cup of coffee looking at ‘The Virgin with the Pomegranate (ca. 1426)’ by Fra Angelico, displayed on The Frame. The Virgin Mary is draped in a bold blue robe in the middle of two child-like, angelic figures. A woman sits at the dining table with a cup of coffee looking at ‘The Virgin with the Pomegranate (ca. 1426)’ by Fra Angelico, displayed on The Frame. The Virgin Mary is draped in a bold blue robe in the middle of two child-like, angelic figures.
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Pensive blue pigments loved by artists

Until relatively recently, blue pigments were difficult to produce into dyes and too expensive for popular use. Made from stones more valuable than gold, blue paintings were reserved only for the most elevated subjects – namely the Virgin Mary. As the color of the sky, blue was used to reflect the Virgin Mother’s heavenly nature, symbolizing the piety and nobility of her character. Even today, the royal blue paint of her robes continue to relay Mary’s austere and majestic qualities.

The Frame in Art Mode displaying 'The Starry Night (1889)' by Vincent van Gogh. A woman looks at the painting while she and her child draw and paint at the dining room table. The Frame displays 'Eastern Point Light (1880)' by Winslow Homer, a picture of two boats sailing in the deep night sky with a full moon overhead. The Frame in Art Mode displaying 'The Starry Night (1889)' by Vincent van Gogh. A woman looks at the painting while she and her child draw and paint at the dining room table. The Frame displays 'Eastern Point Light (1880)' by Winslow Homer, a picture of two boats sailing in the deep night sky with a full moon overhead.

With the development of cobalt blue in the 19th century, blue became a widespread color in art favored by classic and contemporary painters alike. One famous blue painting created by possibly the most influential artist in history is ‘The Starry Night.’ Vincent Van Gogh expressed his journey through pain and mental illness in a swirling blue painting of the night sky. View the dark colors play with the light in a beautiful and timeless depiction of struggle and hope.

Pantone announced Classic Blue as the enduring color of 2020 – in hopes to instill calm, confidence and connection in the era to come. Deep, muted blues wash away strain from the day and signal the mind and body to rest. Feel the peaceful tranquility of the night sky lift your mood as you wind down for a relaxing night.

A woman in a large open studio looks through the blue art pieces available in the Samsung Art Store on The Frame. A woman in a large open studio looks through the blue art pieces available in the Samsung Art Store on The Frame.
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Accent your space with summer’s coolest shade

Cool and soothing in nature, blue is a summer color that’s also full of character and meaning. Views of light and dark blues in art create a refreshing and restoring ambience in your home that also inspires you to appreciate the beauty of life. Collect your own favorite pieces of blue artwork with The Frame to transform your home into a cool and inspiring summer retreat.

Curate your own blue art collection with The Frame

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