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Color surrounds us: the lush green hues of trees and grasses, the variant blues of water and the sky, the bright pops of yellow and red from flowers. But at the same time, color lies at the limits of language and understanding. In this absorbing sequel toChromophobia—which addresses the extremes of love and loathing provoked by color since antiquity—David Batchelor charts ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published March 15th 2014 by Reaktion Books (first published January 1st 2014)
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