The Secret Lives of Colour
The vivid stories of 75 fascinating shades, dyes and hues through the culture which created them. Considering the origin of pigments, their uses and how we see them, across fashion and politics, art and war. From charcoal on cave walls at Lascaux and Ancient Egyptian kohl, to white that protected against the plague and an off-white named for an Archduchess's underwear, via the first blonde, Tyrian purple, Prussian blue, Scheele's green and attempts to pin
Overall product rating 5/5
23 June 2017
the service was fine the goods arrived and were well packaged
30 April 2017
Wigan, Lancs. UK.
Absolutely a delightful book. Colours explained and truly appreciated. A must for artists and non-artists. If you love colour - treat yourself to this book !