I love to read, and I especially love to read about art. Here are some of my favorite art related books.
I love to read, and I especially love to read about art.
Here are some of my favorite art related books:
The conflict between tradition and individualism is examined in this coming of age story about a maturing Jewish artist in 1950’s New York City.
An in depth, biographical novel about the life and times of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Whether it be about the creation of a masterpiece or the goings on in the world around him, just about everything in this novel is informative and engaging.
Another one of Stone’s biographical novels, this time about Vincent Van Gogh. A compelling portrayal of history’s most famous tortured artist.
A thorough biography about one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
A controversial book that had the art world up in arms when it was first published in 1975. It still provokes today.
The story behind Guernica, arguably the most important political artwork of the 20th century.
A novel about fictitious French artist Jed Martin and his rise to fame. Houellebecq throws himself and some murder into the mix as well.
A short story about a long struggling artist who finally finds success only to discover, it isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.