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Colour in Art John Gage

Colour in Art By John Gage

Colour in Art by John Gage


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Summary

Provides an introduction to the place and power of colour in life and art. This work includes reproductions of works by such artists as Wassily Kandinsky, Vincent van Gogh, Josef Albers and Anish Kapoor, which accompany the discussion, which ranges from synaesthesia, Theosophy and theatre design to chromotherapy and chromophobia.

Colour in Art Summary

Colour in Art by John Gage

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.

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.

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

Additional information

GOR010543657
9780500203941
0500203946
Colour in Art by John Gage
Used - Like New
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2007-02-05
224
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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