Secret Lives of Colour

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The Secret Lives of Colour  tells the unusual stories of the 75 most fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From  blonde  to  ginger, the  brown that changed the way battles were fought to the  white  that protected against the plague, Picasso's  blue  period to the  charcoal  on the cave walls at Lascaux,  acid  yellow  to  kelly green, and from  scarlet  women to  imperial purple, these surprising stories run like a bright thread throughout history. In this book Kassia St Clair has turned her lifelong obsession with colours and where they come from (whether Van Gogh's  chrome yellow  sunflowers or punk's  fluorescent pink) into a unique study of human civilisation. Across fashion and politics, art and war,   The  Secret Lives of Colour  tells the vivid story of our culture.

 

Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: John Murray (2016)
Dimensions: 146 x 224 x 32 mm

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