ISBN-10:
0874517427
ISBN-13:
9780874517422
Pub. Date:
10/01/1996
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Color Codes: Modern Theories of Color in Philosophy, Painting and Architecture, Literature, Music, and Psychology / Edition 1

Color Codes: Modern Theories of Color in Philosophy, Painting and Architecture, Literature, Music, and Psychology / Edition 1

by Charles A. RileyCharles A. Riley

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Overview


"The first thing to realize about the study of color in our time is its uncanny ability to evade all attempts to systematically codify it," writes Charles A. Riley in this series of interconnected essays on the uses and meanings of color.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874517422
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 10/01/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 373
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


CHARLES A. RILEY II is a frequent lecturer on the arts. He is author of several books, including Aristocracy and the Modern Imagination (2001) and Saints of Modern Art (1998), and of over a hundred gallery and museum catalogue essays for exhibitions on three continents. He has also written dozens of cover features for magazines including Art & Auction, Art & Antiques, and World Art. Founding editor-in-chief of WE, a national magazine for people with disabilities, he is Associate Professor of English at Baruch College, CUNY.

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“A tour de force . . . Color Codes is in a class by itself.”

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“In his wonderful book, Charles Riley makes color more graspable, more at hand than ever before. At the same time he enhances, indeed, seems to fuel our appreciation of the excitement of color.”

Wendy Steiner

“A captivating book. Rich in information and graceful in its prose, I know of no other book on the subject with this kind of encyclopedic breadth. The vast amount of detail is handled with an ease that belies the years of research that must have gone into this project.”

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