artnet news | Sarah Cascone:
The stunning pigment is set to become part of your child’s next box set. When chemist Mas Subramanian accidentally discovered the brilliantly bright YInMn blue at Oregon State University in 2009, he had no idea the bold shade would one day be embraced by doodling schoolchildren everywhere. Now, the first new blue pigment discovered in 200 years is poised to become part of your kid’s next Crayola crayon box set… read more
Image: The YInMn blue crayon. Courtesy of Crayola.