Bright Earth

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226036281
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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 ...

Bright Earth

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409088316
Size: 19.71 MB
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Beginning with the ancients - when just a handful of pigments made up the artist's palette - and charting the discoveries and developments that have led to the many splendoured rainbow of modern paints, Bright Earth brings the story of ...

Bright Earth

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0099507137
Size: 66.28 MB
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Beginning with the ancients - when just a handful of pigments made up the artist's palette - and charting the discoveries and developments that have led to the many splendoured rainbow of modern paints, Bright Earth brings the story of ...

Universe Of Stone

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061970077
Size: 72.30 MB
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In this eminently fascinating work, author Philip Ball makes sense of the visual and emotional power of Chartres and brilliantly explores how its construction—and the creation of other Gothic cathedrals—represented a profound and ...

Shapes

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019960486X
Size: 61.99 MB
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"Nature's patterns is a trilogy composed of Shapes, Flow, and Branches."

Colour

Author: Victoria Finlay
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444719882
Size: 20.77 MB
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This remarkable book remembers a time when red paint was really the colour of blood, when orange was the poison pigment, blue as expensive as gold, and yellow made from the urine of cows force-fed with mangoes.

Stories Of The Invisible

Author: Philip Ball
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192803177
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Philip Ball shows that the world of the molecule is indeed a dynamic place.Using the chemistry of life as a springboard, he provides a new perspective on modern chemical science as a whole.

Mauve

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1786892790
Size: 42.16 MB
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From the fetching ribbons soon tying back the hair on every fashionable head in London, to the laboratories in which scientists first scrutinized the human chromosome under the microscope, leading all the way to the development of modern ...

Color For Science Art And Technology

Author: Kurt Nassau
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080529370
Size: 51.38 MB
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The aim of this book is to assemble a series of chapters, written by experts in their fields, covering the basics of color - and then some more.

The Brilliant History Of Color In Art

Author: Victoria Finlay
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 1606064290
Size: 42.87 MB
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Her rich narrative is illustrated in full color throughout with 166 major works of art—most from the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Readers of this book will revel in a treasure trove of fun-filled facts and anecdotes.