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Colour / [edited and designed by Marshall Editions Limited].

Contributor(s): Marshall Editions Ltd
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [New York : L. Amiel], 1980Description: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cmISBN: 0814807267Subject(s): Color -- Psychological aspects | Color -- Social aspects -- History | Color in art | Color perception | Color -- HistoryLOC classification: BF789.C7 | C58 1980
Contents:
The nature of colour -- An image from the sun -- The rhythms of light -- The architecture of iridescence -- THe goddess Iris -- THe substance of light -- Orchestrating sunlight -- Colours for survival -- The alluring hues of plants -- Animal display and discretion -- The evolution of colour vision -- How we see colour -- Coding colour -- What the eye doesn't see - Confusion by colour -- THe mind's eye -- Three dimensions of colour -- Colour in psychology -- Colour in healing -- THe progress of colour -- The vocabulary of colour -- Body-painting: signsof life and death -- Body-painting: statements of status -- THe cave painters -- Symbols of ritual and change -- The art of dyeing -- Ceramics and glazes -- Metals and jewels -- Lacquer and enamel -- Colour for buildings -- Wall-painting -- Illuminated manuscripts -- Windows of coloured glass -- The tinctures of chivalry -- The tradition of the alchemists -- The rebirth of colour -- THe decorative arts -- The impact of science -- The Romantic view -- The colour revolution -- the artist's palette -- The Impressionist eye -- The abstraction of colour -- Other times other faces -- Colour on th epage -- Capturing colour -- Colour in motion -- Colour by the line -- Paints for all purposes -- The highlights of drama -- Lasers: the purest light -- Fashions in colour -- THe century opens quietly -- A brilliant explosrion-and a war -- The subuded twenties -- White satin and glitter -- Bright badges of wartime courage -- The fifties thought pink -- Psychedelia and pale faces -- The satiated seventies -- The colours to come -- Colour at work -- Naming and identifying colours -- The colours of cultures -- The power of colour -- The power of colour 2 -- Colour combinations -- Colour combinations 2 -- The size of colour -- The size of colour 2 -- The many moods of natural light -- Artifice with light -- Painting with light -- Making faces -- Colour in dress -- Furnishing with colour -- Cultivated colour -- colour gets down to business -- Colour's grand facades -- Bright lights, city flickers -- Colour in the marketplace -- Colour in the marketplace 2 -- The flavour of colour -- The palette of colours -- The colourless colours -- Red, the dynamo -- Orange, the understudy star -- Yellow's tidings of joy -- Green for life and love -- The infinity of blue -- Deep, deep violet -- The potential of colour -- Mixing and matching -- Mixing and matching 2 -- Solor -- Duok trio -- Happy family -- Exploring contrasts -- Discords -- Perm 4 -- Complementary contrasts -- Zing -- Fret -- Grid -- jazz -- Sphere -- Glossary of terms -- Index.
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Annex 2, PEBE 109
Non-fiction BF789.C7 C58 1980 (Browse shelf) Available 0000000230407

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 251-254.

The nature of colour -- An image from the sun -- The rhythms of light -- The architecture of iridescence -- THe goddess Iris -- THe substance of light -- Orchestrating sunlight -- Colours for survival -- The alluring hues of plants -- Animal display and discretion -- The evolution of colour vision -- How we see colour -- Coding colour -- What the eye doesn't see - Confusion by colour -- THe mind's eye -- Three dimensions of colour -- Colour in psychology -- Colour in healing -- THe progress of colour -- The vocabulary of colour -- Body-painting: signsof life and death -- Body-painting: statements of status -- THe cave painters -- Symbols of ritual and change -- The art of dyeing -- Ceramics and glazes -- Metals and jewels -- Lacquer and enamel -- Colour for buildings -- Wall-painting -- Illuminated manuscripts -- Windows of coloured glass -- The tinctures of chivalry -- The tradition of the alchemists -- The rebirth of colour -- THe decorative arts -- The impact of science -- The Romantic view -- The colour revolution -- the artist's palette -- The Impressionist eye -- The abstraction of colour -- Other times other faces -- Colour on th epage -- Capturing colour -- Colour in motion -- Colour by the line -- Paints for all purposes -- The highlights of drama -- Lasers: the purest light -- Fashions in colour -- THe century opens quietly -- A brilliant explosrion-and a war -- The subuded twenties -- White satin and glitter -- Bright badges of wartime courage -- The fifties thought pink -- Psychedelia and pale faces -- The satiated seventies -- The colours to come -- Colour at work -- Naming and identifying colours -- The colours of cultures -- The power of colour -- The power of colour 2 -- Colour combinations -- Colour combinations 2 -- The size of colour -- The size of colour 2 -- The many moods of natural light -- Artifice with light -- Painting with light -- Making faces -- Colour in dress -- Furnishing with colour -- Cultivated colour -- colour gets down to business -- Colour's grand facades -- Bright lights, city flickers -- Colour in the marketplace -- Colour in the marketplace 2 -- The flavour of colour -- The palette of colours -- The colourless colours -- Red, the dynamo -- Orange, the understudy star -- Yellow's tidings of joy -- Green for life and love -- The infinity of blue -- Deep, deep violet -- The potential of colour -- Mixing and matching -- Mixing and matching 2 -- Solor -- Duok trio -- Happy family -- Exploring contrasts -- Discords -- Perm 4 -- Complementary contrasts -- Zing -- Fret -- Grid -- jazz -- Sphere -- Glossary of terms -- Index.

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