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The elements of color : a treatise on the color system of Johannes Itten, based on his book, The art of color /

by Itten, Johannes; Birren, Faber [ed.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: A Basic color library.Publisher: New York ; London : Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., c1970Description: 96 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), port. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0442240384; 0471289299.Subject(s): Color | Colors | Painting -- Technique
Contents:
Foreword and evaluation by Faber Birren--Introduction--Color physics--Color agent and color effect--Concord of colors--Subjective timbre--Theory of color design--The twelve-part color circle--The seven color contracts: Hue, Light-Dark, Cold-Warm, Complementary, Simultaneous, Saturation, Extension--Color mixing--The color sphere--Color harmony--Form and color--Spatial effect of colors--Theory of color impression--Theory of color expression--Composition--Postscript.
List(s) this item appears in: Painting 2:1 Non-Representational Painting
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High Demand High Demand High demand Non-fiction TE ITT 1970A (Browse shelf) 1 Available 2014-1369
High Demand High Demand High demand Non-fiction TE ITT 1970B (Browse shelf) 2 Available 2014-1370
High Demand High Demand High demand Non-fiction TE ITT 1970C (Browse shelf) 3 Available 2014-1371
High Demand High Demand High demand Non-fiction TE ITT 1970D (Browse shelf) 4 Item withdrawn 2014-1372
High Demand High Demand High demand TE ITT 1970E (Browse shelf) 5 Checked out Donated by Barbara Prowse 22/08/2017 2017-0369
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"A simplification and condensation of ... The art of color, published in Germany in 1961 [under title: Kunst der Farbe]"--FOREWORD.

"Published in the United States of America in 1970 by Van Nostrand Reinhold Company ... "--Verso t.p.

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Foreword and evaluation by Faber Birren--Introduction--Color physics--Color agent and color effect--Concord of colors--Subjective timbre--Theory of color design--The twelve-part color circle--The seven color contracts: Hue, Light-Dark, Cold-Warm, Complementary, Simultaneous, Saturation, Extension--Color mixing--The color sphere--Color harmony--Form and color--Spatial effect of colors--Theory of color impression--Theory of color expression--Composition--Postscript.

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