REQUIRED ART BOOKS
- •Balthus - Nicholas Fox WeberBest biography of an artist who hates the idea of having a biography
- •The Agony and the Ecstasy - Irving stoneThe great art historical novel. Hemingway's whiny bravado with obsessive focus and a complete history of Art and Politics through the renaissance.
- •The Hat Box - Steven SondheimBest books on writing, music, and the creative process.
- •Air Guitar - Dave HickeyAs good as essays on this topic get. A memoir that will make you smarter.
- •The Forgers Spell - Edward DolnickProof confidence goes a lot further than skill. Also Crime books sell. Art books don't.
- •Born Standing Up - Steve MartinThe life. Loving and letting go.