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An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour, Hardback (backordered)

$50.00

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Please note this item is backordered.
Any order placed will be dispatched in early August 2018.

Hardback Edition (Paperback also available)

An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour; The Harvard Art Museums’ Forbes Pigment Collection, is a forthcoming monograph produced in collaboration with the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard Art Museums.

The Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard Art Museums encompasses over 2500 of the world’s rarest pigments. Visually excavating the museums’ extraordinary collection, the monograph examines the contained pigments and artefacts; their providence, composition, symbology and application. Simultaneously, the publication also explores the larger related fields of chromatics, the historical narratives of art and chemistry, and the innovations our species’ have sought for millennia, to better illustrate our aesthetic and expressive compulsions.

An introduction to the monograph is authored by Straus Center Director Dr. Narayan Khandekar, and accompanied with a foreword by renowned British colour author, Victoria Finlay.

First Edition, Second Printing
7 inches x 9.25 inches
Hardback
224 pages including over 200 art plates
Printed in Spain
ISBN # 978-0-9975935-7-0