Preface

K. Nassau, Lebanon, New Jersey October, 1996

The aim of this book is to assemble a series of chapters, written by experts in their fields, covering the basics of color – and then some more. This should supply what almost any reader might want to know about color in areas outside their own expertise. Thus the color measurement expert, as well as the general reader, can find here information on the perception, causes, and uses of color. For the artist there are details on the causes, measurement, perception, and reproduction of color. And there are few indeed who would not want to know more about color in anthropology, art, medicine, nature, and about the philosophical aspects of color.

It would be easy to decide on the topics to be included ...

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