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Birren, Faber 1900-1988

Overview
Works: 130 works in 611 publications in 6 languages and 21,102 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Charts, diagrams, etc  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler
Classifications: ND1280, 752
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Most widely held works by Faber Birren
The elements of color; a treatise on the color system of Johannes Itten, based on his book The art of color by Johannes Itten( Book )

50 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes color circles, spheres, and scales as well as suggested exercises
Color psychology and color therapy; a factual study of the influence of color on human life by Faber Birren( Book )

65 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed study of the various sources and biological and emotional uses of color in all phases of human existence by a leading researcher in the field. Includes information on color symbolism of American Indians, the Egyptians, the Iliad, the Odyssey. Also includes symbolism of and healing power of the colors blue, green, red and yellow
Principles of color; a review of past traditions and modern theories of color harmony by Faber Birren( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of past traditions and modern theories of color harmony
The principles of harmony and contrast of colors and their applications to the arts by M. E Chevreul( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published inFrench in 1839, this is one of the most influential treatises on color written during the 19th century. Neo-impressionistic painters derived their methods of painting from Chevreul's principles, applying separate touches of pure colors to the canvas and allowing the eye of the observer to combine them. The book was the outcome of his discovery that the apparent intensity and vigor of colors depended less on the pigmentation of the material used than on the hue of the neighboring fabric. After many experiments on color contrast Chevreul formulated for the first time the general principles and effects of simultaneous contrast, the modification in hue and tone that occurs when juxtaposed colors are seen simultaneously
Creative color by Faber Birren( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color terms - Color circles - Color scales - Organization - Mixture - Harmony - Perceptionism - Effects - Light - Transparency - Highlights and shadows - Fixed palettes
Color & human response : aspects of light and color bearing on the reactions of living things and the welfare of human beings by Faber Birren( Book )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents factual and hypothetical observations on the influences of color in life, exploring biological, visual, psychic, emotional, and aesthetic responses to color; discussing the personal meaning of color preferences; and offering suggestions for color use
History of color in painting, with new principles of color expression by Faber Birren( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1980 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pallettes and techniques of painters throughout the ages are examined in the light of modern research in human perception
A grammar of color : a basic treatise on the color system of Albert H. Munsell by Faber Birren( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color perception in art by Faber Birren( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The color primer : a basic treatise on the color system of Wilhelm Ostwald by Wilhelm Ostwald( Book )

13 editions published in 1969 in English and French and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color : a survey in words and pictures, from ancient mysticism to modern science by Faber Birren( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1984 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New horizons in color by Faber Birren( Book )

21 editions published between 1955 and 1984 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physical, esthetic, psychological, and functional aspects of color in architecture and decoration
Modern chromatics; students' text-book of color, with applications to art and industry by Ogden N Rood( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color, form, and space by Faber Birren( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the place of color in three-dimensional constructions
The textile colorist by Faber Birren( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of color, from ancient mysticism to modern science by Faber Birren( Book )

8 editions published between 1941 and 2003 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color in your world by Faber Birren( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This color quiz is based on the research of international color authority Faber Birren, who has written some 15 books on color psychology, the most recent a 1978 revised edition of Color in Your World (Collier Books, $2.95)."
The Faber Birren collection of books on color : guide and index to the microfilm collection by Yale University( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The elements of color; a treatise on the color system of Johannes Itten, based on his book The art of color
Alternative Names

controlled identityLang, Gregor, 1900-1988

controlled identityLang, Martin, 1900-1988

Lang, Gregor.

Lang, Gregor, 1900-

Lang, Martin.

Lang, Martin, 1900-

비렌, 파버 1900-1988

비렌, 페이버 1900-1988

ビレン, フェイバー

ビレン, フェイバー 1900

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Color psychology and color therapy; a factual study of the influence of color on human lifePrinciples of color; a review of past traditions and modern theories of color harmonyThe principles of harmony and contrast of colors and their applications to the artsCreative colorColor & human response : aspects of light and color bearing on the reactions of living things and the welfare of human beingsLight, color, and environment; a thorough presentation of facts on the biological and psychological effects of color. Plus historical data and detailed recommendations for the resultful use of color in modern human environmentsColor perception in artThe story of color, from ancient mysticism to modern science