Light Fantastic

Light Fantastic

The Art and Design of Stage Lighting

Book - 2006
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Revised, updated and expanded, this classic primer on theatrical lighting design features the latest technological advances as well as photos and diagrams from the author's newest productions.A virtuoso in the field, Max Keller has set new standards of technical and artistic excellence. In this book he divulges his extensive knowledge of every aspect of stage lighting, from natural phenomena and the history of light in the theater, to Goethe and Runge's theories of color, to the fundamentals of optics and projection. This revised edition of Light Fantastic includes new images from Keller's most recent productions as well as completely updated information on optics, lamps, lanterns, projection and lighting consoles. In more than 600 stunning photographs and illustrations, the power of Keller's expertise shines through, making this a visually exciting and highly informative work for those involved in theater technology.Max Keller is an internationally acclaimed designer and consultant for productions on some of the world's most celebrated stages, including the Metropolitan Opera House, the Royal Opera House, the Salzburg Festival and The Munchner Kammerspiele.
Publisher: Munich : Prestel, c2006
Edition: 2nd rev. and updated ed. with a DVD. --
ISBN: 9783791336855
Branch Call Number: OS 792.025 Kel 8949ref 1
Characteristics: 239 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) +,1 videodisc (12 cm.)
Additional Contributors: Weiss, Johannes


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