Colors are all around us, but have you ever stopped to think about their hidden meanings and histories? In “The Secret Lives of Color” by Kassia St. Clair, readers are guided through the stories behind some of the most beloved hues. From the pastel pink used in Renaissance portraits to the vibrant green of Marilyn Monroe’s infamous dress, each color is explored in depth, shedding light on its cultural, social, and even political significance.
With captivating anecdotes and stunning illustrations, St. Clair offers a unique perspective on color’s role in our lives and the fascinating world of pigments and dyes. Discover the hidden secrets behind the colors you thought you knew and be amazed by the beauty and power they possess.