Tuesday, May 15, 2012

The ARTINFO Bookshelf: 40 Books That Every Artist Should Own, Part I

I better clear some room on my bookshelf

“Visual Thinking” by Rudolf Arnheim, University of California Press
 "Camera Lucida" by Roland Barthes, Farrar Straus and Giroux and Hill and Wang (MacMillan)
 "Ways of Seeing" by John Berger, Viking (Pengiun Group)
 "Art/Work" by Heather Darcy Bhandari and Jonathan Melber, Simon & Schuster
 "The Continental Aesthetics Reader, 2nd Edition" Edited by Clive Cazeaux, Routledge
 “Art History: 4th Edition” by Marilyn Stokstad and Michael W. Cothren, Pearson
 "Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience" by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Harper Collins
 "History of Beauty" and "On Ugliness" by Umberto Eco, Rizzoli New York
 "Why Art Cannot Be Taught: A Handbook for Art Students" by James Elkins, University of Illinois Press

...the entire list is available here

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