Bright Earth

Bright Earth

Art and the Invention of Color

Book - 2002
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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.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002, c2001.
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780374116798
Branch Call Number: 701.85 Bal 3701 1
Characteristics: ix, 382 pages : illustrations (some color)


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