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The secret lives of color, Kassia St. Clair

Label
The secret lives of color
Title
The secret lives of color
Statement of responsibility
Kassia St. Clair
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume The Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes and hues. . Across fashion and politics, art and war, the secret lives of color tell the vivid story of our culture. "A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every color has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and thought-provoking."--Simon Garfield, author of Just My Type"--
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10600330
Cataloging source
DLC
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St. Clair, Kassia
Dewey number
155.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF789.C7
LC item number
S64 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Color
  • Color
  • Symbolism of colors
Label
The secret lives of color, Kassia St. Clair
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in UK under title: The secret lives of colour
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [Orange] : Dutch orange ; Saffron ; Amber ; Ginger ; Minium ; Nude
  • [Pink] : Baker-Miller pink ; Mountbatten pink ; Puce ; Fuchsia ; Shocking pink ; Fluorescent pink ; Amaranth
  • [Red] : Scarlet ; Cochineal ; Vermilion ; Rosso corsa ; Hematite ; Madder ; Dragon's blood
  • [Purple] : Tyrian purple ; Archil ; Magenta ; Mauve ; Heliotrope ; Violet
  • [Blue] : Ultramarine ; Cobalt ; Indigo ; Prussian blue ; Egypt blue ; Woad ; Electric blue ; Cerulean
  • [Green] : Verdigris ; Absinthe ; Emerald ; Kelly green ; Scheele's green ; Terre verte ; Avocado ; Celadon
  • Brown : Khaki ; Buff ; Fallow ; Russet ; Sepia ; Umber ; Mummy ; Taupe
  • [Black] : Kohl ; Payne's gray ; Obsidian ; Ink ; Charcoal ; Jet ; Melanin ; Pitch black
  • Glossary of other interesting colors
  • Color vision : how we see
  • Simple arithmetic : on light
  • Building the palette : artists and their pigments
  • Vintage paint charts : mapping color
  • Chromophilia, chromophobia : politics of color
  • Colorful language : do words shape the shades we see?
  • [White] : Lead white ; Ivory ; Silver ; Whitewash ; Isabelline ; Chalk ; Beige
  • [Yellow] : Blonde ; Lead-tin yellow ; Indian yellow ; Acid yellow ; Naples yellow ; Chrome yellow ; Gamboge ; Orpiment ; Imperial yellow ; Gold
Control code
ocn971521646
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780143131144
Lccn
2017014300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)971521646
Label
The secret lives of color, Kassia St. Clair
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in UK under title: The secret lives of colour
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [Orange] : Dutch orange ; Saffron ; Amber ; Ginger ; Minium ; Nude
  • [Pink] : Baker-Miller pink ; Mountbatten pink ; Puce ; Fuchsia ; Shocking pink ; Fluorescent pink ; Amaranth
  • [Red] : Scarlet ; Cochineal ; Vermilion ; Rosso corsa ; Hematite ; Madder ; Dragon's blood
  • [Purple] : Tyrian purple ; Archil ; Magenta ; Mauve ; Heliotrope ; Violet
  • [Blue] : Ultramarine ; Cobalt ; Indigo ; Prussian blue ; Egypt blue ; Woad ; Electric blue ; Cerulean
  • [Green] : Verdigris ; Absinthe ; Emerald ; Kelly green ; Scheele's green ; Terre verte ; Avocado ; Celadon
  • Brown : Khaki ; Buff ; Fallow ; Russet ; Sepia ; Umber ; Mummy ; Taupe
  • [Black] : Kohl ; Payne's gray ; Obsidian ; Ink ; Charcoal ; Jet ; Melanin ; Pitch black
  • Glossary of other interesting colors
  • Color vision : how we see
  • Simple arithmetic : on light
  • Building the palette : artists and their pigments
  • Vintage paint charts : mapping color
  • Chromophilia, chromophobia : politics of color
  • Colorful language : do words shape the shades we see?
  • [White] : Lead white ; Ivory ; Silver ; Whitewash ; Isabelline ; Chalk ; Beige
  • [Yellow] : Blonde ; Lead-tin yellow ; Indian yellow ; Acid yellow ; Naples yellow ; Chrome yellow ; Gamboge ; Orpiment ; Imperial yellow ; Gold
Control code
ocn971521646
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780143131144
Lccn
2017014300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)971521646

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