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Why bees do not see red and we sometimes feel blue in blue and pink font on green, orange, blue and pink striped cover

Why bees do not see red and we sometimes feel blue

150 Facts About Colours

By (author) Joanna Zoelzer


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  • Fascinating, funny and informative: a vibrant cultural history of colour
  • 150 colour facts from art and nature, colour psychology and science
  • A beautiful coffee table book distinguished by its original photography and modern graphic design
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“Interesting…useful for photographers as a reference book.” —Amateur Photographer

Has pink always been feminine and blue a man’s colour? Why are we green with envy? Which colour is most expensive and who is the Goddess of Turquoise? Looking for answers, author Joanna Zoelzer has come across remarkable and entertaining facts about colours. In this beautiful coffee table book, we traverse the colour spectrum with 150 remarkable stories of our experience, understanding and theories of colour. With insights from art, nature, psychology and science, this is an amusing, entertaining, and vibrant journey through the cultural history of colour.

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teNeues Books
4th Oct 2021
World excluding Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands
240 mm x 195 mm
224 Pages
82 color, 9 b&w
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