False colors : art, design, and modern camouflage / Roy R. Behrens.

Author
Edition
  • 1st ed.
Published
  • Dysart, Iowa : Bobolink Books 2002
Physical description
223 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 0971324409
  • 9780971324404
Notes
  • Signed by author on half-title page.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-223).
Contents
  • Prolegomenon -- 1. Hundreds of differences all fitting in together : esthetics, anesthetics and Gestalt theory -- A camouflage timeline -- 2. The meaning of the white undersides of animals : Abbott H. Thayer and the laws of disguise -- 3. The whole theory of art and its inevitability : cubism and camouflage -- 4. A flock of sea-going Easter eggs : World War I ship camouflage -- 5. The language of vision : camouflage and the Bauhaus -- 6. How easy is a bush a bear : ambiguity, madness and camouflage -- 7. Now you see it, now you don't : camoufleurs, conjurers and pickpockets -- The etymology of "camouflage" -- 8. The forms of things unknown : a potpourri of camouflage artists -- 9. Outraging the law of the excluded middle : camouflage and improvisation.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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