The Resource Colour in Sculpture : A Survey from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present

Colour in Sculpture : A Survey from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present

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Colour in Sculpture : A Survey from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present
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Colour in Sculpture
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A Survey from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present
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eng
Summary
This book introduces the reader to the art of sculpture across five millennia up to the present, and from the Near East to the west. In each of the eleven chapters, a number of selected works are discussed to exemplify the circumstances and conditions for making pieces of sculpture - objects peculiar to place, time and context. Within each cultural framework, characteristics are observable that suggest various reasons for the use of colour in sculpture. These encompass local preferences, customs or cultural requirements; and others point to an impulse to enhance the expression of the phenomenal. Whether colour is really necessary or even essential to sculpted works of art is a question especially pertinent since the Renaissance. Surface finishes of sculptural representations may allude to the sensory world of colour without even having pigment applied to them. What makes polychromy so special is that it functions as an overlay of another dimension that sometimes carries further encoded meaning. In nature, the colour is integral to the given object. What the present survey suggests is that the relationship between colour and sculpture is a matter of intentional expression, even where the colour is intrinsic - as in the sculptor's materials
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Hägele, Hannelore
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NB1275 -- .H34 2013eb
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Polychromy
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Colour in Sculpture : A Survey from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present
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http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1477516
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER ONE -- CHAPTER TWO -- CHAPTER THREE -- CHAPTER FOUR -- CHAPTER FIVE -- CHAPTER SIX -- CHAPTER SEVEN -- CHAPTER EIGHT -- CHAPTER NINE -- CHAPTER TEN -- CHAPTER ELEVEN -- SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
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EBC1477516
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1st ed.
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1 online resource (347 pages)
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online
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9781443852654
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1477516
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1477516
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10778095
  • (CaONFJC)MIL528684
  • (OCoLC)859834125
Label
Colour in Sculpture : A Survey from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=1477516
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER ONE -- CHAPTER TWO -- CHAPTER THREE -- CHAPTER FOUR -- CHAPTER FIVE -- CHAPTER SIX -- CHAPTER SEVEN -- CHAPTER EIGHT -- CHAPTER NINE -- CHAPTER TEN -- CHAPTER ELEVEN -- SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
Control code
EBC1477516
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (347 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443852654
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1477516
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1477516
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10778095
  • (CaONFJC)MIL528684
  • (OCoLC)859834125

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