Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color

Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of ColorFrom 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.

ISBN: 0226036286
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