Books on Colour 1495-2015: History and Bibliography

Books on Colour 1495-2015: History and Bibliography

by Roy Osborne




Updated to 2020, BOOKS ON COLOUR 1495-2015 offers quick and easy reference to 2,500 authors and editors and over 3,000 titles published by them. Following a concise historical survey of colour literature, authors are listed in an A-Z directory, together with titles, dates and places of publication, and translations for non-English titles. Biographical references are included where known. Chronological indexes of authors precede the bibliographical listing and alphabetical indexes of authors follow it. Publications are categorised under 27 general headings: Architecture, Chemistry, Classification, Colorants, Computing & Television, Decoration, Design, Dress & Cosmetics, Dyeing, Flora & Fauna, Food, Glass, History, Lighting, Metrology, Music, Optics, Painting, Perception, Philosophy, Photography & Cinema, Printing, Psychology, Symbolism, Terminology, Therapy, and Vision.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781326459710
Publication date: 10/25/2015
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

ROY OSBORNE is a painter, educator, and writer on colour. After publishing 'Lights and Pigments: Colour Principles for Artists', in 1980, he became one of Britain's leading colour theorists, lecturing and teaching at over 200 art institutions worldwide. In 2003 he was awarded the first Turner Medal of the Colour Group (Great Britain), and in 2019 he received the first Colour in Art, Design and Environment Medal of the International Colour Association (AIC CADE).

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