Interaction of Color

Interaction of Color
Author: Josef Albers
Release: 2013-06-28
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 210
ISBN: 9780300179354
Language: en
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An experimental approach to the study and teaching of color is comprised of exercises in seeing color action and feeling color relatedness before arriving at color theory.

Interaction of Color

Interaction of Color
Author: Josef Albers
Release: 1975
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 81
ISBN: OCLC:1126283657
Language: en
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"The text of Interaction of Color provides the careful reader with the content of Josef Albers' famous color course. His teaching is based on learning by direct perception, and not by theories or color systems"--Hannes Beckmann.

The Bauhaus Group

The Bauhaus Group
Author: Nicholas Fox Weber
Release: 2009-10-27
Editor: Knopf
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9780307273345
Language: en
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Nicholas Fox Weber, for thirty-three years head of the Albers Foundation, spent many years with Anni and Josef Albers, the only husband-and-wife artistic pair at the Bauhaus (she was a textile artist; he a professor and an artist, in glass, metal, wood, and photography). The Alberses told him their own stories and described life at the Bauhaus with their fellow artists and teachers, Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, as well these figures’ lesser-known wives and girlfriends. In this extraordinary group biography, Weber brilliantly brings to life the Bauhaus geniuses and the community of the pioneering art school in Germany’s Weimar and Dessau in the 1920s and early 1930s. Here are: Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus, the architect who streamlined design early in his career and who saw the school as a place for designers to collaborate in an ideal setting . . . a dashing hussar, the ardent young lover of the renowned femme fatale Alma Mahler, beginning when she was the wife of composer Gustav Mahler . . . Paul Klee, the onlooker, smoking his pipe, observing Bauhaus dances as well as his colleagues’ lectures from the back of the room . . . the cook who invented recipes and threw together his limited ingredients with the same spontaneity, sense of proportion, and fascination that underscored his paintings . . . Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born pioneer of abstract painting, guarding a secret tragedy one could never have guessed from his lively paintings, in which he used bold colors not just for their visual vibrancy, but for their “sound” effects . . . Josef Albers, who entered the Bauhaus as a student in 1920 and was one of the seven remaining faculty members when the school was closed by the Gestapo in 1933 . . . Annelise Else Frieda Fleischmann, a Berlin heiress, an intrepid young woman, who later, as Anni Albers, made art the focal point of her existence . . . Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, imperious, decisive, often harsh, an architect who became director—the last—of the Bauhaus, and the person who guided the school’s final days after SS storm troopers raided the premises. Weber captures the life, spirit, and flair with which these geniuses lived, as well as their consuming goal of making art and architecture. A portrait infused with their fulsome embrace of life, their gift for laughter, and the powerful force of their individual artistic personalities.

Interaction of Color

Interaction of Color
Author: Josef Albers
Release: 1975
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 106
ISBN: 0300018460
Language: en
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The masterworks of one of the most influential teacher-artists of the twentieth century, originally published as a limited, boxed edition in 1963, was conceived as a guide and teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students. A paperbound edition, containing the unabridged text of the original edition, plus ten representative color plates, chosen from the original silk-screen reproductions and printed by offset lithography, was published in 1971. Since those color plates have now been worn out in repeated reprintings, Mr. Albers has selected ten different color studies, with new comments, for this revised edition. "The text ofInteraction of Colorprovides the careful reader with the content of Josef Albers’ famous color course. His teaching is based on learning by direct perception, and not by theories or color systems. There are many books on color on the market, but no one combines eyesight with such profound insight as Josef Albers does inInteraction of Color."—Hannes Beckmann "The publication of this famous book in paperback is an event. . . . It is clearly written and easy to understand. . . . This book ought to be owned by any serious student or teacher, regardless of the kind of painting he does."—The Artist

Josef Albers

Josef Albers
Author: Heinz Liesbrock,Ulrike Growe,Brenda Danilowitz,Michael Beggs,Anni Albers,Donald Judd,Jeannette Redensek
Release: 2018-06-26
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 304
ISBN: 030024083X
Language: en
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"Only appearances are not deceiving."--Josef Albers Josef Albers (1888-1976) was one of the leading pioneers of 20th-century modernism: he was an extraordinary teacher, writer, painter, and color theorist, who is best known for the Homages to the Square (painted 1950-76) and The Interaction of Color, published by Yale University Press in 1963. This generously illustrated overview of Albers's work, accompanying the first major exhibition on the artist in more than thirty years, features all aspects of his long, creative career. Beginning with Albers's time at the Bauhaus in Weimar and Dessau, the publication follows the artist to America and describes major themes of his work there as well as the importance of his frequent travels to Mexico. Paintings, prints, furniture, household objects, works in glass, photographs, and pre-Columbian sculptures are beautifully reproduced and discussed by a team of experts. The juxtaposition of Renaissance sculptures and icons with paintings by Albers underlines the intellectual and spiritual dimensions of his art, and Albers's influence on 1960s Minimalist art is also explored. Including a comprehensive biography, the book convincingly demonstrates how this great artist transformed modern design by using line, color, surface, and space to challenge the perception of the viewer.

The Brilliant History of Color in Art

The Brilliant History of Color in Art
Author: Victoria Finlay
Release: 2014-11-01
Editor: Getty Publications
Pages: 122
ISBN: 9781606064290
Language: en
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The history of art is inseparable from the history of color. And what a fascinating story they tell together: one that brims with an all-star cast of characters, eye-opening details, and unexpected detours through the annals of human civilization and scientific discovery. Enter critically acclaimed writer and popular journalist Victoria Finlay, who here takes readers across the globe and over the centuries on an unforgettable tour through the brilliant history of color in art. Written for newcomers to the subject and aspiring young artists alike, Finlay’s quest to uncover the origins and science of color will beguile readers of all ages with its warm and conversational style. Her rich narrative is illustrated in full color throughout with 166 major works of art—most from the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Readers of this book will revel in a treasure trove of fun-filled facts and anecdotes. Were it not for Cleopatra, for instance, purple might not have become the royal color of the Western world. Without Napoleon, the black graphite pencil might never have found its way into the hands of Cézanne. Without mango-eating cows, the sunsets of Turner might have lost their shimmering glow. And were it not for the pigment cobalt blue, the halls of museums worldwide might still be filled with forged Vermeers. Red ocher, green earth, Indian yellow, lead white—no pigment from the artist’s broad and diverse palette escapes Finlay’s shrewd eye in this breathtaking exploration.

The Elements of Color

The Elements of Color
Author: Johannes Itten
Release: 1970
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 96
ISBN: 0471289299
Language: en
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Includes color circles, spheres, and scales as well as suggested exercises.

Color Problems

Color Problems
Author: Emily Noyes Vanderpoel
Release: 1902
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 384
ISBN: CHI:11543756
Language: en
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The Designer s Dictionary of Color

The Designer s Dictionary of Color
Author: Sean Adams
Release: 2017-04-11
Editor: Abrams
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781683350026
Language: en
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A guide to the cultural, historical, and social meanings of twenty-seven colors, plus examples of successful usage of each as well as options for palette variations. The Designer’s Dictionary of Color provides an in-depth look at twenty-seven colors key to art and graphic design. Organized by spectrum, in color-by-color sections for easy navigation, this book documents each hue with charts showing color range and palette variations. Chapters detail each color’s creative history and cultural associations, with examples of color use that extend from the artistic to the utilitarian—whether the turquoise on a Reid Miles album cover or the avocado paint job on a 1970s Dodge station wagon. A practical and inspirational resource for designers and students alike, The Designer’s Dictionary of Color opens up the world of color for all those who seek to harness its incredible power.

Digital Foundations

Digital Foundations
Author: xtine burrough,Michael Mandiberg
Release: 2008-12-11
Editor: Peachpit Press
Pages: 555
ISBN: 9780132104234
Language: en
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Fuses design fundamentals and software training into one cohesive book ! The only book to teach Bauhaus design principles alongside basic digital tools of Adobe's Creative Suite, including the recently released Adobe CS4 Addresses the growing trend of compressing design fundamentals and design software into the same course in universities and design trade schools. Lessons are timed to be used in 50-minute class sessions. Digital Foundations uses formal exercises of the Bauhaus to teach the Adobe Creative Suite. All students of digital design and production—whether learning in a classroom or on their own—need to understand the basic principles of design in order to implement them using current software. Far too often design is left out of books that teach software. Consequently, the design software training exercise is often a lost opportunity for visual learning. Digital Foundations reinvigorates software training by integrating Bauhaus design exercises into tutorials fusing design fundamentals and core Adobe Creative Suite methodologies. The result is a cohesive learning experience. Design topics and principles include: Composition; Symmetry and Asymmetry; Gestalt; Appropriation; The Bauhaus Basic Course Approach; Color Theory; The Grid; Scale, Hierarchy and Collage; Tonal Range; Elements of Motion. Digital Foundations is an AIGA Design Press book, published under Peachpit's New Riders imprint in partnership with AIGA, the professional association for design.

Color Theory

Color Theory
Author: Patti Mollica
Release: 2013
Editor: Walter Foster
Pages: 66
ISBN: 9781600583025
Language: en
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Color Theory features everything an artist might need to know about color, including color psychology, pigment characteristics and terms, color schemes, color mixing, shadows, highlights, and much more. Regardless of your medium, a solid understanding of color and its applications is essential. With a fresh, contemporary take on the subject of color, this essential guide features step-by-step projects and practical tips and techniques to put color knowledge to effective use.

Intersecting Colors

Intersecting Colors
Author: Vanja Malloy
Release: 2015
Editor: Amherst College
Pages: 99
ISBN: 194320800X
Language: en
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Published to accompany an exhibit on Albers' work as both artist and teacher, this volume assesses Albers' understanding and teaching of color as "the most relative medium in art."

Poems and Drawings

Poems and Drawings
Author: Josef Albers
Release: 2006-01-01
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 84
ISBN: 0300120338
Language: en
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In Poems and Drawings, first published in 1958, Josef Albers attempted to penetrate the meaning of art and life by the simplest, most disciplined means. This project was extremely important to Albers, who used its format to create complementary forms in both word and line that appear deceptively simple until they begin to disclose the author’s insights into nature, art, and life. Conceived as a kind of artist’s book, the publication features 22 of Albers’s refined line drawings alongside the same number of his original poems—each appearing in both English and German. Printed initially in a limited edition and long out of print, this new edition of Poems and Drawings replicates Albers’s original book design and includes four previously unpublished poems that reveal playful and tender details behind Albers’s personal relationships, along with a new introduction by Nicholas Fox Weber. For admirers of Albers, Poems and Drawings will provide a closer look at a celebrated artist who was also an affectionate and articulate writer.

Playing with Color

Playing with Color
Author: Richard Mehl
Release: 2013-02-01
Editor: Rockport Publishers
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781610586412
Language: en
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Playing with Color is a highly accessible, fun approach to learning color application and principles. This hands-on book begins with an introduction to the philosophy of learning through the process of play. It then leads to a series of experimental design projects with an emphasis on color, providing the reader with a “toolkit� of ideas and skills. The awareness and sensitivity to form, color, material and craft gained through these visual experiments will increase the designer’s confidence in their personal and professional design work. This book can be used in the classroom or independently, and readers can go directly to exercises that appeal to them.

Science and Art The Contemporary Painted Surface

Science and Art  The Contemporary Painted Surface
Author: Antonio Sgamellotti,Brunetto Giovanni Brunetti,Costanza Miliani
Release: 2020-07-01
Editor: Royal Society of Chemistry
Pages: 545
ISBN: 9781788014694
Language: en
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Pantone The Twentieth Century in Color

Pantone  The Twentieth Century in Color
Author: Leatrice Eiseman,Keith Recker
Release: 2011-10-19
Editor: Chronicle Books
Pages: 210
ISBN: 9780811877565
Language: en
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Pantone, the worldwide color authority, invites you on a rich visual tour of 100 transformative years. From the Pale Gold (15-0927 TPX) and Almost Mauve (12-2103 TPX) of the 1900 Universal Exposition in Paris to the Rust (18-1248 TPX) and Midnight Navy (19-4110 TPX) of the countdown to the Millennium, the 20th century brimmed with color. Longtime Pantone collaborators and color gurus Leatrice Eiseman and Keith Recker identify more than 200 touchstone works of art, products, d cor, and fashion, and carefully match them with 80 different official PANTONE color palettes to reveal the trends, radical shifts, and resurgences of various hues. This vibrant volume takes the social temperature of our recent history with the panache that is uniquely Pantone.

The Forms of Color

The Forms of Color
Author: Karl Gerstner
Release: 1986
Editor: Mit Press
Pages: 194
ISBN: UOM:39015020384528
Language: en
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Discusses the interaction of color and form, describes form systems, and looks at various kinds of geometry and color signs

Design Fundamentals

Design Fundamentals
Author: Rose Gonnella,Christopher Navetta,Max Friedman
Release: 2015-08-03
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 216
ISBN: 0133962423
Language: en
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Design Fundamentals: Notes on Type looks like a design student's sketchbook with handwritten notes and full-color, hand-drawn illustrations. But it's more than that. This gorgeously illustrated “notebook” is a full-blown typography course in disguise. Young designers are lured in by the lush graphics and quirky layout only to discover by the end of the book that they've learned all of the key concepts taught in a foundational course on type. They'll learn about the history of letterforms, the anatomy and physiology of type, the basics of measurements and spacing, how to recognize and choose type for design projects, and more. Fun and fast-paced, this creative notebook isn't required reading, it's desired reading; and it's the third in a series of Design Fundamentals books that students will want to keep and enjoy long after they've mastered these basic building blocks of design. This book includes: • Core instruction on the history, anatomy, and structure of type • Direction on the basics of measurement and spacing: leading, kerning, indents, and line lengths both in text and display sizes, and optical measurement considerations. • Examination of the use, mood, and “voice” of type as seen in creative work and professional examples • Exercises and projects for practice and concept development • Strange and delightful illustrations created specifically for this book (to inspire action) • A companion website stocked with additional projects, a bibliography, glossary, and links to additional visual examples.

The Secret Lives of Colour

The Secret Lives of Colour
Author: Kassia St Clair
Release: 2018-09-06
Editor: John Murray
Pages: 327
ISBN: 1473630835
Language: en
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every colour has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and thought-provoking. Very hard painting the hallway magnolia after this inspiring primer.' Simon Garfield 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 tell the vivid story of our culture.

Josef Albers To Open Eyes

Josef Albers  To Open Eyes
Author: Frederick A. Horowitz,Brenda Danilowitz
Release: 2009-03-07
Editor: Phaidon Press
Pages: 288
ISBN: 0714849650
Language: en
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A fascinating study of the revolutionary painter and teacher, Josef Albers.