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Bright Earth free pdf If you want to know why a good blue was so hard to find for so long, or why printed reproductions rarely match the colour of the originals, or why Rothko's canvases have changed colour in only 40 years, or just about anything else about the art and science involved in creating and using colour, "Bright Earth" is the book for you. From 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.

About Philip Ball

Philip 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."

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Author : Philip Ball
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Data Published : 19 May 2003
ISBN : 0226036286
EAN : 9780226036281
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 434 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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