Lecture 2: Technology in Paints, Brushes, & Supports through Time


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  • Antonella Fuga. Artist’ Techniques and Materials (2004) J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.
  • Philip Ball. Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color. (2001) University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
  • Victoria Finlay. Color: A Natural History of the Palette (2007) Random House, New York.
  • Andrea Kirsh and Rustin S. Levenson. Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies (2000) Yale University Press, New Haven.
  • Martin Kemp. The Science of Art: Optical themes in western art from Brunelleschi to Seurat.(1990) Yale University Press, New Haven.
Micah Christensen