He is part of a mnemonic system in physics for remembering the colours which make up white light: Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain
- red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.
The artists in Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain
use allegory, narrative and memory to add layers of meaning for the imagery they create.
Cornelia's Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain
section makes playful reference to the colours associated with political parties and is surely the single most fun, but serious exhibition seen at the BMAG in many a long year.
The theme of this section, Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain, is designed to offer contrasts of colours and themes in a kaleidoscope of modern life.
Collection: Artist Cornelia Parker with works from Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain, part of Revealed: Government Art Collection at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
The central hall of the exhibition is a display collectively called Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain
, curated by leading British artist Cornelia Parker OBE The room moves from blue to orange, yellow, green and red to black and white.