(EBOOK READ) Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color Author Philip Ball


  • Paperback
  • 382
  • Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color
  • Philip Ball
  • English
  • 09 September 2020
  • 9780226036281

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Philip Ball â 9 characters Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub â Philip Ball review Ø Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub He fascinating story of how art chemistry and technology have interacted throughout the ages to render the g. Brimful of facts the book enhances our understanding of colors color perception and production drawing and history of art in general It portrays interesting intertwinement of painting techniues development and hardware available for artists at various points in historyI found it impossible to read without an Internet access available around Despite a number of illustrations the author constantly refers and for good reasons to a yet greater number of works Thus it is rewarding both estethically and cognitively to check those paintings to better understand the points made by this brilliant author

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Philip Ball â 9 characters Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub â Philip Ball review Ø Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub From Egyptian wall paintings to the Venetian Renaissance impressionism to digital images Philip Ball tells t. Wow this is the book I have needed for years Ball reminds me of John McPhee when he takes on a subject it is an all inclusive ride Ball is a chemist and an excellent writer with a wonderful understanding of art He takes apart color history going back to the Greeks and Egyptians and provides information on so many artists painting and dying techniues up to the present He includes a whole chapter on Blue another on purple He describes how colors were used in the renaissance how alchemists created colors and continues on through the 19th century to the present Even though Ball is British he answered all color uestions for me did the greeks have a bad sense of color where did uinicridome come from why was Matisse a fauvist how does Munsell compare to Itten are all paints today truly synthetic how is enamel made when did they stop grinding lapis lazuli for blue what is a water based oil how did the color field movement developall uestions except h

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Philip Ball â 9 characters Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub â Philip Ball review Ø Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Orgeous hues we admire on our walls and in our museumsFinalist for the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Awa. A book that blunts the edge of curiosity A whirlwind of breathless prose when discussing painting s master pieces it veers from art history to chemistry to long lists of names and synonyms back to physics badly explained to endless paragraphs of technicalities see the chapter on photography I couldn t see the forest for the trees Disappointing given how much I enjoyed some of Ball s other writing


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    (EBOOK READ) Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color Author Philip Ball This review originally appeared in the San Jose Mercury News Whenever I tell people that I'm colorblind they want to talk about it which can be frustrating What's it like? they ask What's it like not being colorblind? I reply The best I can do is to explain that no the world doesn't look like a black and white movie to

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    (EBOOK READ) Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color Author Philip Ball Bright Earth a book that I had no knowledge of except that it had ended up on my Reading List and somehow thought was going to be a novel set in India turns out to be a history of the pigments used in artists' paints It was an eye opener even literally I suppose I had never really thought about the character of art being influenced by the ava

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    Free download Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub â Philip Ball Philip Ball â 9 characters Brimful of facts the book enhances our understanding of colors color perception and production drawing and history of art in general

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    (EBOOK READ) Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color Author Philip Ball Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub â Philip Ball The best parts are the historical tracereis of the names of colors we take for granted but have no connection any to the earthiness of their origins Like this Crimson comes from the Greek word that approximated the name of an insect that when crushed by pestol would produce an intense dye of deep bluish redIt is not particularly well written very dense and sometimes clumsy But it is so fascinating that one puts up with

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    Free download Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color (EBOOK READ) Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color Author Philip Ball The subtitle of this book is Art and the Invention of Color It's a book that I've been looking for for years I saw it once in the bookstore at a museum many years ago and didn't buy it When I saw it again it was an instant purchase The book pretty much answers the very basic uestion; Where does color come from? From the early Greeks and thei

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    Free download Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color (EBOOK READ) Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color Author Philip Ball You know how sometimes you go on a date with someone and you feel like ok they had some interesting things to say but you don't necessarily want to go out with them again? That's how I feel about this book In the end I gave up on reading this straight through and ended up using the index to skip around There's some interesting facts in it and I appreciate that but the author's tone is a little too lofty for my tastes and some of the infor

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    Free download Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color (EBOOK READ) Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color Author Philip Ball Philip Ball â 9 characters Fascinating exploration of the chemistry of color in Western art which examines the relationship between science and technology on the one hand and art and aesthetics on the other I’m intrigued by the physicality of the

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    (EBOOK READ) Bright Earth Art and the Invention of Color Author Philip Ball Fascinating I learned a lot A comprehensive and engaging review of the development of colorants pigments and dyeswhich illu

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