"Art is not an amusement, nor a distraction, nor is it, as many men maintain, an escape from life. On the contrary, it is a high training of the soul, essential to the soul's growth, to its unfoldment."
- Lawren Harris
Welcome to Episode 8 of Sight & Insight, the podcast for all things Art. Today Judy, David and Connie discuss their favorite art books and how they can increase the artist or art lover's understanding practice and understanding of the Fine Arts.
A.J. Munnings Reading by Harold Knight
Harold Speed, Sir Alfred East, Robert Henri... just a few of the names these three friends will be discussing, not to mention Judy's book on the history of the Rocky Neck Art Colony 1850-1950. How to books, artist biographies, exhibition catalogues are also a big topic of conversation. Tune in and find out David and Connie's favorite books and see if you agree. Your favorite wasn't mentioned?! Let them know. There's sure to be a similar discussion in the future and sharing ideas is the best way to share knowledge.
“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” - Leonardo da Vinci
Until next week, happy painting....