Goethe on Color

Maria Popova of Brain Pickings posted a wonderful read, Goethe on the Psychology and Emotion of Color.

“… his most fascinating theories explore the psychological impact of different colors on mood and emotion — ideas derived by the poet’s intuition, which are part entertaining accounts bordering on superstition, part prescient insights corroborated by hard science some two centuries later, and part purely delightful manifestations of the beauty of language.”

More here.


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