Yellow as shades of duplicity/ deciet

During the Post-Classical period, yellow became firmly established as the colour of Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus Christ, even though the Bible never describes his clothing. From this connection, yellow also took on associations with envy, jealousy and duplicity.

artiste James Izidor Port Harcout, Rivers State

James Izidor is a travelling photographer. He “paints reality (past, present and future) with pictures”. His pictures speak a thousand words at the same time. He is a law student in the Lagos Nigerian law school and looks forward to becoming a lawyer soon but nothing satisfies and expresses him better than his photography.

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During the Post-Classical period, yellow became firmly established as the colour of Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus Christ, even though the Bible never describes his clothing. From this connection, yellow also took on associations with envy, jealousy and duplicity.

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