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Colour: basic principles and new directions

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Editor: Patricia Sloane
Publisher: Studio Vista/Reinhold
Publication: 1968, First Edition
Binding: Softcover, section sewn
Pages: 96
Size: 165 x 195
Text: English

(Introduction) 'It might be supposed that, while contemporary art has ceased to imitate life, life has begun to imitate the brilliant and extravagant colours of contemporary art. A high proportion of the manufactured objects of the last twenty years-like most of the art created since the era of the French Impressionists-is remarkable for bold, experimental, and uninhibited use of colour, and remarkable also for the introduction of ranges of not previously familiar colour effects. In contemporary life and in contemporary art, the power of colour has been revealed and recognized. Man lives no longer in that veiled and basically monochromatic world which, under the euphemism of 'tastefulness', assented to the greying, subduing, and inhibiting of virtually all imaginative or individualised use of colour...'

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Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing and tanning to cover, paper on spine cracked. Light tanning to outer edges of interior pages.

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