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An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour: The Harvard Art Museums' Forbes Pigment Collection


The Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard Art Museums possesses over 2500 of the world’s rarest pigments. Visually and anthropologically excavating the extraordinary collection, Atelier Editions’ monograph examines the contained artefacts’ providence, composition, symbology and application. Whilst simultaneously exploring the larger field of chromatics, utilising a variety of theoretical frameworks to interpret the collection anew. An introduction to the monograph is authored by Straus Center Director Dr. Narayan Khandekar.

Atelier Editions, 2017
Softcover, 224pp
280 x 240 mm 

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