9780691139302

Black: The History of a Color

ISBN 10: 069113930X / 0-691-13930-X
ISBN 13: 9780691139302
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Hardcover
 

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Pastoureau, Michel
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Book Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 239mm x 25mm x 241mm. Hardcover. Black - favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists - has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: authority and humility, sin and holin.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 210 pages. 1.225. Bookseller Inventory # 9780691139302

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Book Description: Princeton University Press, United States, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 229 mm. Brand New Book. Black - favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists - has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: authority and humility, sin and holiness, rebellion and conformity, wealth and poverty, and good and bad. In this beautiful and richly illustrated book, the acclaimed author of Blue now tells the fascinating social history of the color black in Europe. In the beginning was black, Michel Pastoureau tells us. The archetypal color of darkness and death, black was associated in the early Christian period with hell and the devil but also with monastic virtue. In the medieval era, black became the habit of courtiers and a hallmark of royal luxury.Black took on new meanings for early modern Europeans as they began to print words and images in black and white, and to absorb Isaac Newton s announcement that black was no color after all. During the romantic period, black was melancholy s friend, while in the twentieth century black (and white) came to dominate art, print, photography, and film, and was finally restored to the status of a true color. For Pastoureau, the history of any color must be a social history first because it is societies that give colors everything from their changing names to their changing meanings - and black is exemplary in this regard. In dyes, fabrics, and clothing, and in painting and other art works, black has always been a forceful - and ambivalent - shaper of social, symbolic, and ideological meaning in European societies. With its striking design and compelling text, Black will delight anyone who is interested in the history of fashion, art, media, or design. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780691139302

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Book Description: Princeton University Press, United States, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 229 mm. Brand New Book. Black - favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists - has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: authority and humility, sin and holiness, rebellion and conformity, wealth and poverty, and good and bad. In this beautiful and richly illustrated book, the acclaimed author of Blue now tells the fascinating social history of the color black in Europe. In the beginning was black, Michel Pastoureau tells us. The archetypal color of darkness and death, black was associated in the early Christian period with hell and the devil but also with monastic virtue. In the medieval era, black became the habit of courtiers and a hallmark of royal luxury.Black took on new meanings for early modern Europeans as they began to print words and images in black and white, and to absorb Isaac Newton s announcement that black was no color after all. During the romantic period, black was melancholy s friend, while in the twentieth century black (and white) came to dominate art, print, photography, and film, and was finally restored to the status of a true color. For Pastoureau, the history of any color must be a social history first because it is societies that give colors everything from their changing names to their changing meanings - and black is exemplary in this regard. In dyes, fabrics, and clothing, and in painting and other art works, black has always been a forceful - and ambivalent - shaper of social, symbolic, and ideological meaning in European societies. With its striking design and compelling text, Black will delight anyone who is interested in the history of fashion, art, media, or design. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780691139302

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