Welcome back to Art’s Bookshelf! Last night on Tequila Time with Art, I discussed some of the books that have influenced and inspired me over the years. It’s a list of 10, but they are in no particular order. I find that as an artist, it’s difficult to choose “favorites” – any shred of inspiration you can find is simply invaluable and incomparable. Do yourself a favor and buy yourself something nice, whether it’s one of MY books, or these fantastic volumes by other authors. Looking at images online is amazing and convenient, but there is something about picking up a heavy book and immersing yourself in it’s pages with no distractions.
Without further ado – 10 influential books from my bookshelf! For the details, I discuss them all on Tequila Time Episode 5!
1.) Man As Art by Malcolm Kirk
2.) Gold by Sebastian
3.) Everest: The West Ridge by Thomas F. Hornbein
4.) The Creation by Ernst Haas
5.) African Ceremonies by Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith
6.) Manufactured Landscapes by Edward Burtynsky
7.) Irving Penn by Irving Penn
8.) Inside Life by Greg Gorman
9.) Across the Empty Quarter by Wilfred Thesiger
10.) Explorations by the Royal Geographic Society
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