Bright Earth

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409088316
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Beginning with the ancients - when just a handful of pigments made up the artist's palette - and charting the discoveries and developments that have led to the many splendoured rainbow of modern paints, Bright Earth brings the story of ...

Bright Earth

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226036281
Size: 71.74 MB
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From Egyptian wall paintings to the Venetian Renaissance, impressionism to digital images, Philip Ball tells the fascinating story of how art, chemistry, and technology have interacted throughout the ages to render the gorgeous hues we ...

Bright Earth

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0099507137
Size: 45.13 MB
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Beginning with the ancients - when just a handful of pigments made up the artist's palette - and charting the discoveries and developments that have led to the many splendoured rainbow of modern paints, Bright Earth brings the story of ...

Chromophobia

Author: David Batchelor
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9781861890740
Size: 17.36 MB
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Batchelor seeks to analyze the motivations behind chromophobia, considering the work of writers and philosophers who have used color as a significant motif, and offering new interpretations of familiar texts and works of art.

Colour

Author: Victoria Finlay
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444719882
Size: 17.10 MB
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This remarkable book remembers a time when red paint was really the colour of blood, when orange was the poison pigment, blue as expensive as gold, and yellow made from the urine of cows force-fed with mangoes.

Mauve

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571265464
Size: 14.71 MB
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Mauve is the beguiling story of a man who invented a colour, and in the process transformed the world around him.

The Brilliant History Of Color In Art

Author: Victoria Finlay
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 1606064290
Size: 54.18 MB
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Her rich narrative is illustrated in full color throughout with 166 major works of art—most from the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Readers of this book will revel in a treasure trove of fun-filled facts and anecdotes.

Universe Of Stone

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061970077
Size: 57.97 MB
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In this eminently fascinating work, author Philip Ball makes sense of the visual and emotional power of Chartres and brilliantly explores how its construction—and the creation of other Gothic cathedrals—represented a profound and ...

Color In Art

Author: Stefano Zuffi
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 9781419701115
Size: 47.31 MB
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Examines the variations and diverse meanings of the primary colors as seen in two hundred masterworks of painting from ancient times up to the present.