RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR ARTISTS. 2017-05-04T19:27:00+00:00
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1 KIERKEGAARD FEAR AND TREMBLING One of my staple books
2 ROLLO MAY MAN'S SEARCH FOR HIMSELF To have courage to create
3 RILKE RAINER-MARIA LETTERS TO A YOUNG POET Fatherly advice to stay strong
4 TSUNETOMO YAMAMOTO HAGAKURE: BOOK OF THE SAMURAI Most direct wisdom
5 ALMAAS AH THE ELIXIR OF ENLIGHTENMENT Find your own answers
6 CELAYA ENRIQUE MARTINEZ COLLECTIVE WRITINGS AND INTERVIEWS Comprehensive and diverse way of thinking
7 BRANDE DOROTHEA BECOMING A WRITER About discipline and critique
8 STORR ANTHONY SOLITUDE A RETURN TO THE SELF To be alone in the studio and when to face the world
9 HENRI ROBERT THE ART SPIRIT Advice from a wise man
10 TOLSTOY LEO WHAT IS ART? Making art for the correct reasons
11 HUXLEY ALDOUS THE DOORS OF PERCEPTION How to see
12 SHAHN BEN SHAPE OF CONTENT About practice and content of art
13 BAYLES DAVID ART AND FEAR Fighting the resistance within you
14 FROST ROBERT COMPLETED POETRY To give color to your journey
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1 ECO UMBERTO INVENTING THE ENEMY Eclectic – man's need for an enemy
2 TARKVOVSKY SCULPTING IN TIME An artist that practiced what he preached
3 BARUCHELLO HOW TO IMAGINE Art is a way of being
4 SOHO TAKUAN THE UNFETTERED MIND The principled mind
5 BATESON GREGORY STEPS TO AN ECOLOGY OF THE MIND How ideas interact
6 KENJI MIYAZAWA KENJI MIYAZAWA  SELECTIONS OF POETRY An artist need for interaction
7 MASLOW ABRAHAM THE FARTHER REACHES OF HUMAN NATURE Human values of being
8 BLOFELD JOHN THE ZEN TEACHING OF HUANG PO: ON THE TRANSMISSION OF MIND The experience of intuitive knowledge
9 HEIDEGGER MARTIN BEING AND TIME The meaning of being
10 DE BEAUVOIR THE ETHICS OF AMBIGUITY About ethical responsibilities
11 SAGAN CARL THE DEMON-HAUNTED WORLD Human gullibility and rational thought
12 AURELIUS MARCUS MEDITATIONS About morality