The Geography of Colorants


This is a partial list of materials used in the creation of the exhibit:

Atkin, K. (2010). On the Edge of the World. London : British Council.

Baker, C. (2010). From the Hand to the Machine:Nineteenth-century American paper and mediums: technologies, materials, and conservation. Ann Arbor, Michigan: The Legacy Press.

Ball, P. (2002). Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Dean, J. (1999). Wild Color: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes. New York: Watson-Guptil Publications

Delamare, F., & Guineau, B. (2000). Colors: The Story of Dyes and Pigments. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

Doumet, J. (1980). A Study on the Ancient Purple Colour and an Attempt to Reproduce the Dyeing Procedure of Tyre as Described by Pliny the Elder. Beirut : Impr. Catholique .

Finlay, V. (2004). Color: A Natural History of the Palette. New York: Random House.

Fox, W. L. (1999). Mapping the Empty: Eight Artists and Nevada. Reno and Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press.

Harmon, K. (2009). The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography. New York : Princeton Architectural Press.

Heller-Winter, E.; Kruse, J.; Maedebach, M. (1978). Landschaft - Topographisch: Historische und Zeitgenössische Landschaftsdarstellungen. Coburg : Die Kunstsammlungen.

Moss, K. (2004). Topographies. San Francisco: San Francisco Art Institute

Phipps, E. (2010). Cochineal Red: The Art History of a Color. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven: Yale University Press.

Robinson, A.H. (1952). The Look of Maps: An Examination of Cartographic Design. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

Ruspoli, M. (1987). The Cave of Lascaux: The Final Photographs. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers.

Zagorski, M. (2007). The Geography of Signicant Colorants: Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. Retrieved from George Mason University Dissertation and Thesis Services,