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How to Be an Artist (Hardcover)

| Riverhead Books | 3/17/2020

ISBN-10 : 0593086465   ISBN-13 : 9780593086469   List Price : $22.00

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  • A03 (3rd Shelf Top-to-bottom)

Overview

Instant New York Times Bestseller

"Inspiration leaps off the pages from Jerry Saltz's new book on creativity. . . . This book is for the artist or non-artist, for the person who gets plain English, for the person who understands that practical talk can coax out the mystical messages that lie underneath." &;Steve Martin


Art has the power to change our lives. For many, becoming an artist is a lifelong dream. But how to make it happen? In How to Be an Artist, Jerry Saltz, one of the art world&;s most celebrated and passionate voices, offers an indispensable handbook for creative people of all kinds.

From the first sparks of inspiration&;and how to pursue them without giving in to self-doubt&;Saltz offers invaluable insight into what really matters to emerging artists: originality, persistence, a balance between knowledge and intuition, and that most precious of qualities, self-belief. Brimming with rules, prompts, and practical tips, How to Be an Artist gives artists new ways to break through creative blocks, get the most from materials, navigate career challenges, and above all find joy in the work.

Teeming with full-color artwork from visionaries ancient and modern, this beautiful and useful book will help artists of all kinds&;painters, photographers, writers, performers&;realize their dreams.

An award-winning art critic at New York magazine and Vulture offers rules, prompts, tips and insights for emerging artists to use to get through creative blocks, get the most from materials, manage career challenges and find joy in their work. Illustrations.

"Irreverent and inspiring advice for awakening your creative potential, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic. This beautiful and useful small-format hardcover-teeming with full-color art, sidebars, and contributions from art-world legends and everyday creatives-How to Be an Artist is a book for anyone who's ever yearned to make the arts a part of their life"--

Product Details

  • ISBN-10: 0593086465
  • ISBN-13: 9780593086469
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 144
  • Dimensions: 7.32 (w) x 4.80 (h) x 0.35 (d)
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