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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Chromophobia is the irrational fear of which colour?
There are 42 of these films at the present count, on topics as varied as St Paul's Cathedral, Mona Lisa and chromophobia, and new contributions are released every fortnight--the fun is just getting started.
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.
(30.) 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 pair previously played passionate lovers in the 1996 Oscar-winning film The English Patient, and shared screen time in the lesser known 2005 drama Chromophobia. And after watching Fiennes' 2011 directorial debut, Coriolanus, Scott Thomas had told him to give her a call if he got behind the camera again.
(10.) Batchelor, David (2000), Chromophobia. London: Reaktion Books.
(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.
Such is the trust between them that the Isle of Man also appointed the Samuelsons to protect its interests as exec producers of several other high-profile films shooting on the island, including "The Libertine," "Keeping Mum" and "Chromophobia."
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.