1) On color
Yale University Press
Ranging from Homer to Picasso, and from the Iranian Revolution to The Wizard of Oz, this spirited and radiant book awakens us anew to the role of color in our lives. Our lives are saturated by color. We live in a world of colors, and color marks our psychological and social existence. But for all color's inescapability, we don't know much about it. Authors David Scott Kastan and Stephen Farthing offer a fresh and imaginative exploration of one of...
Thames & Hudson
Art: The Whole History gives readers insights into the world's most iconic artworks. Organized chronologically, this revised edition traces the evolution of artistic development period by period, right up to the present, with illustrated text covering every genre of art. From painting and sculpture, to conceptual art and performance, it also includes cultural timelines to assist readers with historical context.