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The Rudolf Steiner Archive

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Colour
GA 291

This volume is the most comprehensive compilation in English of Rudolf Steiner's insights into the nature of color, painting and artistic creation. There are three parts to this lecture series, each part containing multiple lectures.

These lectures are part of the lecture-series, The Nature of Color. Published in German as, Das Wesen der Farben Translation Authorized by Harry Collison

Preface by Marie Steiner
Part I: The Nature of Colour
I. Colour-Experience May 06, 1921
II. The Luminous and Pictorial Nature of Colours May 07, 1921
III. The Phenomenon of Colour in Material Nature May 08, 1921
Part II: Colour in Light and Darkness; Dimension, Number, Weight
I. Thought and Will as Light and Darkness December 05, 1920
II. The Connection of the Natural with the Moral-Psychical. Living in Light and Weight. December 10, 1920
III. Dimension, Number and Weight July 29, 1923
Part III: The Creative World of Colour
Introduction
I. The Creative World of Colour July 26, 1914
II. Artistic and Moral Experience January 01, 1915
III. Colours as Revelations of the Psychic in the World May 18, 1923
IV. The Hierarchies and the Nature of the Rainbow January 04, 1924