Black, and its opposite white, represent polarities. Black absorbs all aspects of light. While white reveals, black conceals. It has come to mean hidden, fearful or bad experience.
It is linked to the unknown or the unseen. In a positive state, black is seen as a restful emptiness into which anything may emerge and disappear once again.
Black signifies: Power, sexuality, sophistication, formality, elegance, wealth, mystery, fear, unhappiness, depth, evil, sadness, remorse, anger, anonymity, underground, mourning, death.