Brian Eno and Danny Hillis talk about their white period.
Here is my twist on the subject:
It dawned on me that 256 times 256 pixel at 8 bit gif color range all set to white – represent the total random access memory of my first computer, the Apple //e, with 64KB RAM – stunning!
You can also view it on deviantART
What about this white on white?
[Update] Albertina 2016: White on White