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Art Unfolded

A History of Art in Four Colours

By Ben Street

  • Paperback
  • £10.99

Trace the history of art through 48 paintings and four colours, woven together to form a fascinating and kaleidoscopic tale.

Divine blue.
Sensual red.
Deathly green.
Glistening gold.

These four colours tell the history of art in a way that few other details can. From the pigments that hold them - sometimes wildly expensive, like Ultramarine, or dangerously toxic, like Emerald Green - to the varied and changing meanings applied to them, these colours grant us access to fascinating stories, both of individual works of art and the world in which they were created.

Biographical Notes

Ben Street is an art historian, lecturer and writer based in London. He lectures for many museums and institutions and runs his own art trips abroad.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781781575628
  • Publication date: 02 Aug 2018
  • Page count: 128
  • Imprint: Ilex Press
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