I Can't Show You How Pink This Pink Is

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  • Published on: 18 July 2017
  • I can show a brighter pink. I can show a more saturated pink. But I can't show you this pink. Not quite. More about Stuart Semple and his pigments: https://www.culturehustle.com/ [that's his store, we overloaded Stuart's personal web site, http://www.stuartsemple.com, within a few minutes...!]

    (I reached out to Anish Kapoor's studio twice for comment; I didn't get any response.)

    Edited by Michelle Martin (@mrsmmartin)

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  • Runtime : 3:52
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COMMENTS: 40

  • Tom Scott
    Tom Scott   2 years ago

    Colour grading this video was a nightmare! I've got as close as I can to the real colour - Stuart gave me a small pot of the pigment to take home! - but it's just not quite there. It's not more saturated, it's not brighter, it's just... a tiny bit more pink, somehow.

  • Badimations
    Badimations   1 days ago

    ...But you failed to create snowier snow.

  • Lucas Liso
    Lucas Liso   2 days ago

    And here I am just mixing red and white paint like some caveman!

  • unyeckenerd
    unyeckenerd   2 days ago

    Pink is one of my favorite colours, i just dont tell anyone so my mates dont make fun of me

  • Master Ed
    Master Ed   4 days ago

    my monitor shows it really pink, hard to see the particles

  • angie Lamb
    angie Lamb   6 days ago

    I've been frustrated all my life because all the paints can't even get close to the spectrum of color I see

  • Alphonso ButlakIV
    Alphonso ButlakIV   6 days ago

    I'm only interested in yellow. It's the most vivid of all things.

  • SarGer Sage
    SarGer Sage   1 weeks ago

    They have the same voice I'm confused

  • Joshua Pate
    Joshua Pate   1 weeks ago

    "...and I've seen a lot of pink..."I'M SURE YOU HAVE.

  • Grab A Sandwich
    Grab A Sandwich   1 weeks ago

    🤟🏻Sink the pink, it's all the fashion 🤘🏻

  • Jay M
    Jay M   1 weeks ago

    3:25 Sucks to be color blind. :(

  • Caitlyn
    Caitlyn   1 weeks ago

    It looks like what Honey Lemon throws at people in Big Hero 6

  • Claudio
    Claudio   1 weeks ago

    I just invented the most silent silence ever, but I can't show it because there's too much loud all around.

  • Phillip James
    Phillip James   1 weeks ago

    I see pink. I don’t understand. Looks pink too me. What are we suppose to see? I literally seriously see pink

  • ́MrDislike Neumann
    ́MrDislike Neumann   1 weeks ago

    My father has a 10 bit display but I don’t think this video was shot in 10bit nor uploaded in it.

  • Félix Lessange
    Félix Lessange   1 weeks ago

    Your screen can't be bright enough (or dark enough), to show you some colors. Saying "pink" enough is a bit misleading.

  • Aries
    Aries   2 weeks ago

    "blacker than the blackest blackening black black blacky blackety blackest blacky black"

  • serendipidus1
    serendipidus1   2 weeks ago

    Mattest blackest... Exclusive rights... I like this guy. anish Kapur is everything wrong with humanity.

  • Jovial Lump
    Jovial Lump   2 weeks ago

    Meanwhile am having the laughiest laugh😂

  • pacKed!
    pacKed!   2 weeks ago

    You can't really. I have photophobia. Too much vibrancy makes my eyes hurt

  • Berserker
    Berserker   2 weeks ago

    Why not put some "regular pink" color next to it, so we can compare?

  • Ancient Guy
    Ancient Guy   2 weeks ago

    I've commented the commentest comment

  • Timothy Lee
    Timothy Lee   2 weeks ago

    Magenta and white, what's the big deal? pinks cheap.

  • E_M_E_T
    E_M_E_T   3 weeks ago

    I just watched a 4 minute advertisement showing off a product while literally telling me that it's impossible for me to experience or witness the product without buying it myself.

  • uhoh
    uhoh   3 weeks ago

    what about snowier snow

  • izzy startin
    izzy startin   3 weeks ago

    Pink does not sound like a real word anymore