LAMB, T: Colour: Art and Science (Darwin College Lectures)

Lamb, Trevor; Bourriau, Janine (editors). Colour: Art and Science (Darwin College Lectures). Cambridge University Press, 1995. ISBN: 0521499631. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30919) $12.00

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Interdisciplinary essays, provides an exciting exploration of color, from the diverse perspectives of experts in eight fields ranging from physics, through biology, to art history. Contributors include David Bomford, John Gage, Bridget Riley, Malcolm Longair, and others.

Illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white. 237p. Index.

LIVINGSTONE, MS: Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing

Livingstone, Margaret S. Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing. Harry N. Abrams, 2002. ISBN: 0810904063. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30980)

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Explains how the human vision works and demonstrates that the many answers to these and many other questions about art depend ultimately on the cells in our eyes and our brains. Foreword by David Hubel.

Further reading. 150 illustrations, including 108 charts and plates in full color. Epilogue: Talent, Music, and Learning Disabilities. Index. 207p.

POWELL, WF: The World of Color and How to Use it

Book cover. The World of Color and How to Use itPowell, William F. The World of Color and How to Use it. Walter Foster, 1984. ISBN: 0929261054. Unmarked. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Very Good. Paperback. (#30601) $12.00

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This comprehensive guide will teach you what color is, how it works, and how to make it work for you in your paintings.

Topics include light and pigment, color harmony, painting from nature, glazing, and more. 6 demonstrations.

Color illustrations throughout. 64p.

Inside page. The World of Color and How to Use it