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Colors : what they mean and how to make them

Author: Anne Varichon; Toula Ballas
Publisher: New York : Abrams, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Color is one of the most basic means of human expression. It can connote mood, social standing, political alignment, or merely personal preference. In Colors, archaeologist and ethnologist Anne Varichon presents a comprehensive history of colro: its origins, its symbolism, its significance. Why was purple the chosen color of royality and nobility? how have technological developments like bleach changed or deminished  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Varichon, Anne.
Colors.
New York : Abrams, ©2006
(OCoLC)989852576
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Varichon; Toula Ballas
ISBN: 9780810992924 0810992922
OCLC Number: 86105510
Description: 287 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
White --
Yellow --
Red --
Violet --
Blue --
Green --
Brown and black --
Index.
Other Titles: Couleurs.
Responsibility: Anne Varichon ; translated from the French by Toula Ballas.

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Colour is one of the most basic means of human expression. This work presents a comprehensive history of colour: its origins, its symbolism, its significance. In addition to historical information on  Read more...

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