Index of Color

2011-15

A series of chromatic indexes that catalog each appearance of color in various works of literature. The chromatic data is translated into cumulative vertical spectrums or plotted horizontally. Each index can be seen as a document of an intimate aesthetic encounter with a text. From a series of twenty indexes.

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Color Index: One-Way Street by Walter Benjamin, 6" x 8", 2011

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Color Index: Utopia by Thomas More, 6" x 8", 2011

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Color Index: Of Walking on Ice by Werner Herzog, 6" x 12", 2011

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Color Index: The Unknown Masterpiece by Honore de Balzac, 6" x 8", 2011

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Color Index: Ghosts by Paul Auster,  6" x 12", 2011

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Color Index: Night Flight by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, 6" x 18", 2011

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Color Index: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf, 6" x 18", 2011

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Color Index: The Pastoral Symphony, 6" x 8", 2011

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Color Index: History of an Autumn, 6" x 8", 2011

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Color Plot: Moby Dick by Herman Melville, 23" x 43", 2010

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Color Plot: To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf, 13" x 43", 2010.

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Color Plot: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, 9" x 43", 2010.