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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780143131144
  • ISBN: 0143131141
  • Physical Description: 320 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-314) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume The Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso's blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid yellow to kelly green, and from scarlet women to imperial purple, these surprising stories run like a bright thread throughout history. In this book, Kassia St. Clair has turned her lifelong obsession with colors and where they come from (whether Van Gogh's chrome yellow sunflowers or punk's fluorescent pink) into a unique study of human civilization. Across fashion and politics, art and war, the secret lives of color tell the vivid story of our culture. "A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every color has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and thought-provoking."--Simon Garfield, author of Just My Type"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Color > Psychological aspects > History.
Color > Social aspects > History.
Symbolism of colors > History.
ART / History / General.
ART / Color Theory.
ART / Techniques / Color.

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