By Budd Hopkins
ART: Budd Hopkins is a nationally identified summary Expressionist painter, with works within the collections of the Guggenheim, Whitney, and Metropolitan Museums, in addition to Boston's Museum of good Arts and New York's Museum of recent paintings. during this revealing memoir, Hopkins explains the improvement of his paintings and describes with prepared perception his friendships with senior artists reminiscent of Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, and Robert Motherwell, and the significance he unearths of their paintings.
LIFE: starting along with his youth and early life in West Virginia, a interval that continues to be a significant subject matter during this memoir, Hopkins is going directly to speak about his existence as a sufferer of polio through the pandemic of the Nineteen Thirties, his advanced courting together with his father, his participation within the recognized "Cedar Bar years" of summary Expressionism, his adventures evading the attentions of numerous admired participants in New York's as soon as closeted homosexual scene, and his summer time existence in Cape Cod.
UFOs: Hopkins has additionally spent greater than 30 years investigating flying saucers studies and is taken into account a global specialist on alien craft abductions. He has authored 4 seminal books at the topic, together with "Missing Time" and the hot York instances bestseller Intruders, which was once the topic of a CBS miniseries. one of the own or expert relationships he writes approximately in the course of his learn are people with the astronomers Carl Sagan and J. Allen Hynek, the philanthropist Laurance Rockefeller, and the Harvard psychiatrist John Mack.
"[Written] in prose that flickers and delights, Budd's ebook will have interaction the satisfied recognition of readers who do not know him or even have by no means heard of him. 'Art, existence and UFOs' does justice to all 3. it is a brilliant publication. it's also secure to claim that, given its certain major personality, there'll by no means be one other one like it." -- Jerome Clark, Fate
"'Art, lifestyles and UFOs' is an important publication, one worthy examining conscientiously. it is crucial and revealing...Whatever your tackle UFOs and abductions, you'll want to learn this publication with a purpose to comprehend the topic better...Hopkins's memoir is indispensable." -- Peter Brookesmith, Fortean Times
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