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By Paul, Stella, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2017
This vibrant and compelling book uses 240 artworks as case studies to tell the story of ten individual colours or colour groups. It explores the history...

By Finlay, Victoria, author
Hardback. English.
Published Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, [2014]
The history of art is inseparable from the history of color. And what a fascinating story they tell together: one that brims with an all-star cast of...

By Gage, John, 1938-
Book. English.
Published London: Thames and Hudson, 1993
Colour is fundamental to life and art: yet so diverse is it that it has hardly ever been studied in a comprehensive way. Is it above all a visual stimulus...

By Ball, Philip, 1962-
Book. English.
Published London: Viking, 2001
No greater tale has remained untold than that of colour. We live in an age where almost every conceivable hue can be chemically manufactured, and is available...

By Gage, John, 1938-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Thames & Hudson, c1999
Is colour just a physiological phenomenon? Does colour have an effect on feelings? This study argues that the meaning of colour, like language, lies in...

By Pastoureau, Michel, 1947-
Book. English.
Published Princeton, N.J.; Oxford: Princeton University Press, c2001
Blue has a long and topsy-turvy history in the Western world. Once considered a hot color, it is now icy cool. The ancient Greeks scorned it as ugly and...

By Street, Sarah, author
eBook. English.
Published New York: Columbia University Press, [2019]
"In Chromatic Modernity, Sarah Street and Joshua Yumibe provide a fascinating history of the use of color in film and consumer goods during the 1920s....

By Eiseman, Lee
Hardback. English.
Published San Francisco, Calif.: Chronicle, c2011
Pantone, the worldwide colour authority, invites you on a rich visual tour of 100 transformative years. This volume takes the social temperature of our...

Book. English.
Published Oxford: Peter Lang, [2016]
The experience of colour underwent a significant change in the second half of the 19th century, as new coal tar-based synthetic dyes were devised for...
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