GA 291a

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Colour Knowledge. Supplements to the volume "The Nature of Colours"

Farbenerkenntnis. Ergänzungen zu dem Band «Das Wesen der Farben»

Written and oral presentations by Rudolf Steiner and others. With illustrations, manuscript reproductions and documents 1894-1925. Edited and commented by Hella Wiesberger and Heinrich O. Proskauer.

In addition to the volumes GA 1c-d and GA 291, this volume contains all other material from Rudolf Steiner's research into the nature of colours: Essays, letters, lectures, answers to questions, notes etc.

Contents (selection)

I. Commitment to a spiritual science of colours: The knowledge of colours in Rudolf Steiner's life work (H. Wiesberger) / On Goethe's theory of colours / The process of colour perception / The rainbow / The incarnate colour / Colours of the human aura and colours of the supersensible world / Complementary colours and colour meditations /

II. Colour Perception and Artistic Creation: Fundamentals of a colour theory for artistic creation / Painting out of colour / Colour in stage design and eurythmy /

III. Applications of Colour Knowledge in Practical Areas



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