Colour in Art

Colour in Art

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This new book by John Gage, author of the award-winning Colour and Culture, is wide-ranging and engaging introduction to the place and power of colour in life and art. Brilliant reproductions of works by such artists as Wassily Kandinsky,Vincent van Gogh, Josef Albers and Anish Kapoor accompany the discussion, which ranges from synaesthesia, Theosophy and theatre design to chromotherapy and chromophobia.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 150 x 210 x 15.49mm | 480g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 29 Illustrations, black and white; 167 Illustrations, color
  • 0500203946
  • 9780500203941
  • 78,515

Table of contents

Introduction * 1. Light from Colour - Colour from Light * 2. A Psychology of Colour? * 3. The Shape of Colour * 4. The Health of Colours * 5. Languages of Colour * 6. Can Colours Signify? * 7. The Union of the Senses * 8. Colour Trouble * Bibliography
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About John Gage

John Gage was the former Head of the Department of History of Art at Cambridge University. He is an acknowledged international authority on the history of art and colour and has written many books on the
subject, including Colour and Culture and Colour and Meaning, both published by Thames & Hudson.
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