Colour

David Batchelor

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Colour Writings on color from modernism to the present by writers from Baudelaire to Baudrillard surveying art from Paul Gauguin to Rachel Whiteread Whether it is scooped up off the palette deployed as pr

  • Title: Colour
  • Author: David Batchelor
  • ISBN: 9780262524810
  • Page: 243
  • Format: Paperback
  • Writings on color from modernism to the present, by writers from Baudelaire to Baudrillard, surveying art from Paul Gauguin to Rachel Whiteread.Whether it is scooped up off the palette, deployed as propaganda, or opens the doors of perception, color is central to art not only as an element but as an idea This unique anthology reflects on the aesthetic, cultural, and philoWritings on color from modernism to the present, by writers from Baudelaire to Baudrillard, surveying art from Paul Gauguin to Rachel Whiteread.Whether it is scooped up off the palette, deployed as propaganda, or opens the doors of perception, color is central to art not only as an element but as an idea This unique anthology reflects on the aesthetic, cultural, and philosophical meaning of color through the writings of artists and critics, placed within the broader context of anthropology, film, philosophy, literature, and science Those who loathe color have had as much to say as those who love it This chronology of writings from Baudelaire to Baudrillard traces how artists have affirmed color as a space of pure sensation, embraced it as a tool of revolution or denounced it as decorative and even decadent It establishes color as a central theme in the story of modern and contemporary art and provides a fascinating handbook to the definitions and debates around its history, meaning, and use.Artists surveyed include Joseph Albers, Mel Bochner, Daniel Buren, Carlos Cruz Diez, Robert Delaunay, Sonia Delaunay, Jimmie Durham, Helen Frankenthaler, Paul Gauguin, Donald Judd, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Yves Klein, Kazimir Malevich, Piero Manzoni, Henri Matisse, Henri Michaux, Beatriz Milhazes, Piet Mondrian, Barnett Newman, Kenneth Noland, H lio Oiticica, Paul Signac, Ad Reinhardt, Gerhard Richter, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Bridget Riley, Mark Rothko, Yinka Shonibare, Jessica Stockholder, Theo van Doesburg, Vincent van Gogh, Victor Vasarely, Rachel WhitereadWriters include Theodor Adorno, Roland Barthes, Charles Baudelaire, Jean Baudrillard, Walter Benjamin, Charles Blanc, Jacques Derrida, Thierry de Duve, Umberto Eco, Victoria Finlay, Joris Karl Huysmans, Johannes Itten, Julia Kristeva, Claude L vi Strauss, Jacqueline Lichtenstein, Maurice Merleau Ponty, John Ruskin, Adrian Stokes, Ludwig Wittgenstein

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    1. Sarah on said:

      I bought this book because someone I look up to recommended it but it's not a good book for me. It's like reading in Finnish, I can pronounce the words but I don't understand what I am reading. I guess when it comes to color I need to touch it.

    2. Annie on said:

      For the color enthusiast chock full of fascinating quotes about color

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