chromophobia


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chromophobia

an abnormal fear of colors.
See also: Color
Translations

chro·mo·pho·bia

n. cromofobia, aversión anormal a ciertos colores.
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Rather like Scottish artist David Batchelor, author of the revealingly titled 2000 book Chromophobia, Frize has a complex relationship to color; while claiming indifference, he still produces work that often appears to use or focus on it almost to the exclusion of all else.
David Batchelor, Chromophobia (London: Reaktion, 2000), 85.
Let's not give in to chromophobia, or a fear of the profusion of diverse color evident in the first Haitian Constitution.
The extent of this aversion to colour is well documented, from John Gage's Colour and Culture (1993) to the artist and theorist David Batchelor's compilation of unwittingly hilarious anti-colour polemics over the centuries in Chromophobia (2000).
16) Their choice of materials--lapis lazuli, cochineal, lead white, Prussian blue, Indian yellow--also inserts them into the 19th-century globalizing economy of pigment production, commodity fetishism, and a certain economy of the sacred which, as anthropologist Michael Taussig playfully conjectures, is where chromophobia and chromophiha collide to produce new and unsettling spaces for representation and affect.
Within a feminist and postcolonial framework, Nelson unravels a historical and moral imperative predicated on chromophobia, or fear of colour.
But now he's back with five brand new films, including Wallace & Gromit, Harry Potter, The Constant Gardener, The White Countess and his sister Martha's film Chromophobia.
The Spanish beauty has more recently starred in Sahara, alongside Matthew McConaughey - her current boyfriend - and the psychological drama Chromophobia, with British actors Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas.
The head Hobbit and Tom Cruise's former squeeze are said to share a rather steamy sex scene in the upcoming London-based psychological drama Chromophobia, in which Ruthin-born Twin Town star Ifans also stars.
And she'll also be starring with Ralph Fiennes in the British drama Chromophobia.
And his own future looks verybright as this year marks the release of the long-awaited movie Chromophobia in which he stars with Penelope Cruz, Kristin Scott Thomas and Ralph Fiennes.