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Goethe on the Psychology of Color and Emotion

Goethe on the Psychology of Color and Emotion

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Col­or is an essen­tial part of how we exper­i­ence the world, both bio­lo­gic­ally and cul­tur­ally. One of the earli­est form­al explor­a­tions of col­or the­ory came from an unlikely source — the Ger­man poet, artist, and politi­cian Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who in 1810 pub­lished The­ory of Col­ours (pub­lic lib­rary; pub­lic domain), his treat­ise on … »

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