Red is the great clarifier - bright, cleansing, revealing. It makes all colors beautiful. I can’t imagine being bored with it - it would be like becoming tired of the person you love. I wanted this apartment to be a garden - but a garden in hell.
— Diana Vreeland

Horst P. Horst. Untitled (Diana Vreeland in her New York apartment), 1979

Henri Matisse. The Dessert: Harmony in Red (The Red Room), 1908

A certain blue enters your soul. A certain red has an effect on your blood-pressure.
— Henri Matisse