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Bright Earth : Art and the Invention of Color
by Philip Ball


Overview - From Egyptian wall paintings to the Venetian Renaissance, impressionism to digital images, Philip Ball tells the fascinating story of how art, chemistry, and technology have interacted throughout the ages to render the gorgeous hues we admire on our walls and in our museums.  Read more...

 
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Overview
From Egyptian wall paintings to the Venetian Renaissance, impressionism to digital images, Philip Ball tells the fascinating story of how art, chemistry, and technology have interacted throughout the ages to render the gorgeous hues we admire on our walls and in our museums.
Finalist for the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Award.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780226036281
  • ISBN-10: 0226036286
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: April 2003
  • Page Count: 434


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Books > Art > History - General
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