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Knowing at a Distance: Color Problems in Ancient Greek Thought

Aaron Fine

Aaron Fine is Professor of Art and Chair at Truman State University where he teaches drawing, painting, and the history of design—among other topics. He has ten solo exhibitions and over fifty group exhibitions on his CV and twenty years’ experience teaching in art and interdisciplinary studies at the college level. He received an MFA in Painting from Claremont Graduate University and is the author of the mixed-genre creative nonfiction book Dialogues on Color (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Color Theory : A Critical Introduction

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...In ancient Greek religion the rainbow, whom they called Iris, was a goddess associated with Hera, and a messenger between the gods and humanity. It is easy to see how the rainbow would present a particularly wondrous and remarkably manifest...

Sustaining Culturally Significant Designs, Products, and Practices

Design Roots : Culturally Significant Designs, Products, and Practices

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...Introduction Native cultures have forever designed and made artifacts. The now extinct Hohokam, a Native American people of southern Arizona, were no exception. They lived in the Sonoran desert for nearly 1,500 years. Despite the formidable...