Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color
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BeschreibungFrom 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.
PortraitPhilip Ball majored in chemistry at the University of Oxford and received a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Bristol. He is a writer and consulting editor for "Nature" and a regular contributor to the scientific and popular press, including "New Scientist" and the "New York Times." Ball is the author of six other books, including "The Self-Made Tapestry: Pattern Formation in Nature and Life's Matrix: A Biography of Water."
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2003
Seitenanzahl: 434 Seiten