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

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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; ...

Colour in Sculpture: A Survey from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present 2013, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443850278

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