5 Books for 5 Different Art Lovers
Who said you can't be an artist and a reader at the same time? Embrace the best of both hobbies with these five books on art.
For the art lover who follows the news: Ray Mock's Banksy in New York
Go behind the scenes in the life of the most famous anonymous graffiti artist in the world.
For the artist fascinated with science: Leonard Shlain's Leonardo's Brain
This book discusses the integral connection between art and science in Leonardo Da Vinci's life.
For the art lover who wants to know what it's like: Jennifer Cody Epstein's The Painter From Shanghai
Epstein pays tribute to the celebrated painter, Pan Yuliang, in this novel about his struggles and life as an artist.
For the art lover who roots for the underdog: Tracy Chevalier's Girl With a Pearl Earring
Follow the story – now a film starring Scarlett Johansson – of a young girl working in a grand home, who has to fight her way to earn respect, love, and happiness in her life.
For the body-positive art lover: Dian Hanson's The Art of Pin-Up
Challenge the inner feminist in you with this book on the history and styles of the classic "pin-up".