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Spirit of Colors: The Art of Karl Gerstner


"I cannot see why sensation should be less precise than thought. The scientist designs conceptual models, the artist perceptual models."--Karl GerstnerColor is Gerstner's essential medium. In this book, he presents the pure sensation of color with great precision. He explores color physically, sumptuously, yet with cool, formal clarity in the book's seventy color plates. He also pursues the subject of color historically and psychologically in a series of essays, citing examples from Aristotle to Andreas Speiser, from Goethe ...

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Spirit of Colors: The Art of Karl Gerstner
1981, MIT Press (MA)

ISBN-13: 9780262070843


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