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Color chart

£120.00

Product description

Color Chart celebrates a paradox: the lush beauty that results when contemporary artists assign colour decisions to chance, readymade source or arbitrary system. Midway through the 20th century, long-held convictions regarding the spiritual truth or scientific validity of particular colours gave way to an excitement about colour as a mass-produced and standardized commercial product. The Romantic quest for personal expression instead became Andy Warhols I want to be a machine; the artistry of mixing pigments was eclipsed by Frank Stellas Straight out of the can; it cant get better than that. This book, and the exhibition it accompanies, is the first devoted to this pivotal transformation, and features work by some forty artists ranging from Ellsworth Kelly and Gerhard Richter to Sherrie Levine and Damien Hirst.

Condition good. Slight stain on outside edge of pages. Dust jacket is slightly creased at the top. Spine intact.

Item details

Author(s):
Ann Temkin
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24 cm width, 31 cm height, 2.5 cm depth.
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0870707310
ISBN-13:
9780870707315
Number of pages:
248
Publisher:
Museum of Modern Art
Title:
Colour Chart: Reinventing colour, 1950-today

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Color Chart celebrates a paradox: the lush beauty that results when contemporary artists assign colour decisions to chance, readymade source or arbitrary system. Midway through the 20th century, long-held convictions regarding the spiritual truth or scientific validity of particular colours gave way to an excitement about colour as a mass-produced and standardized commercial product. The Romantic quest for personal expression instead became Andy Warhols I want to be a machine; the artistry of mixing pigments was eclipsed by Frank Stellas Straight out of the can; it cant get better than that. This book, and the exhibition it accompanies, is the first devoted to this pivotal transformation, and features work by some forty artists ranging from Ellsworth Kelly and Gerhard Richter to Sherrie Levine and Damien Hirst.

Condition good. Slight stain on outside edge of pages. Dust jacket is slightly creased at the top. Spine intact.

Author(s):
Ann Temkin
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24 cm width, 31 cm height, 2.5 cm depth.
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0870707310
ISBN-13:
9780870707315
Number of pages:
248
Publisher:
Museum of Modern Art
Title:
Colour Chart: Reinventing colour, 1950-today

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