A Public Art Project Shows You the Colors You Should Be Eating

Tattfoo Tan's murals draw from the colors of fruits and vegetables, and offer an inspiring counterpoint to food advertising and billboards.

Tattfoo Tan, a Malaysian-born artist who lives in Staten Island, New York, takes regular trips to the Union Square Greenmarket. After photographing his purchases, he started using Photoshop's eyedropper tool to extract 88 colors that would best represent 88 different fruits and vegetables. He called it the Nature Matching System.

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