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Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Deborah Ideiosepius - Goodreads

I found this book fascinating, absorbing and exquisitely researched. In it the author takes us on a journey of discovery to look at dyes and pigments from before our current aniline dyes were invented ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Jade - Goodreads

This is a great book if you like to learn with lots of personal anecdotes, if you need characters in your nonfiction. It's not exhaustive and although the research is solid enough, it often relies on ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Selena Beckman-Harned - Goodreads

A fascinating microhistory exploring artists' pigments. My only criticisms are that I wanted far more photos -- it's such a visual topic with so few images in it. I had to Google something on ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

Came to me via a bookbox organized by MaryZee Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Goodreads

This book is about old colors natural pigments and dyes, not our modern chemical dyes. It is about the author's quest to seek these out, find out if they are still manufactured or remembered (some are ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

This book is about old colors natural pigments and dyes, not our modern chemical dyes. It is about the author's quest to seek these out, find out if they are still manufactured or remembered (some are ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Sd - Goodreads

"The sense that light is a manifestation of the glory of the sacred - that the numinous is held within the luminous - is common to almost every faith. Perhaps by painting themselves with a color that ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Andrea Cote - Goodreads

This is a good book for those interested in the history and origins of colors. I had wanted to read it for some time, but was spurred on by a friend who was talking about using bone black in his ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Life is too short to finish books that irritate you. I think the subtitle is to blame here. A more accurate subtitle would have been "COLOR: Stories About the Stories We Tell About Colors". Of course, if that were the subtitle, I never would have picked it up, but someone else might have. Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Goodreads

Life is too short to finish books that irritate you. I think the subtitle is to blame here. A more accurate subtitle would have been "COLOR: Stories About the Stories We Tell About Colors". Of course, if that were the subtitle, I never would have picked it up, but someone else might have. Read full review


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