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Interaction of Color 50th Anniversary Edition

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ISBN-10: 0300179359

ISBN-13: 9780300179354

Edition: 50th 2013

Authors: Josef Albers, Nicholas Fox Weber

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Josef Albers’sInteraction of Coloris a masterwork in art education. Conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students, this influential book presents Albers’s singular explanation of complex color theory principles. Originally published by Yale University Press in 1963 as a limited silkscreen edition with 150 color plates,Interaction of Colorfirst appeared in paperback in 1971, featuring ten color studies chosen by Albers, and has remained in print ever since. With over a quarter of a million copies sold in its various editions since 1963,Interaction of Colorremains an essential resource on color, as pioneering today as when Albers first created it. Fifty years…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Edition: 50th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 6/28/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Color recollection-visual memory
Color reading and contexture
Why color paper-instead of pigment and paint
A color has many faces-the relativity of color
Lighter and / or darker-light intensity, lightness
Gradation studies-new presentations
Color intensity-brightness
1 color appears as 2-looking like the reversed grounds
2 different colors look alike-subtraction of color
Why color deception?-after-image, simultaneous contrast
Color mixture in paper-illusion of transparence
Factual mixtures-additive and subtractive
Transparence and space-illusion
Color boundaries and plastic action
Optical mixture-after-image revised
The Bezold Effect
Color intervals and transformation
The middle mixture again-intersecting colors
Color juxtaposition-harmony-quantity
Film color and volume color-2 natural effects
Free studies-a challenge to imagination
Stripes-restricted juxtaposition
Fall leaf studies-an American discovery
The Masters-color instrumentation
The Weber-Fechner Law-the measure in mixture
From color temperature to humidity in color
Vibrating boundaries-enforced contours
Equal light intensity-vanishing boundaries
Color theories-color systems
On teaching color-some color terms
Explanation of color terms
Variants versus variety
In lieu of a bibliography-my first collaborators
Plates and commentary