By Budd Hopkins
ART: Budd Hopkins is a nationally recognized summary Expressionist painter, with works within the collections of the Guggenheim, Whitney, and Metropolitan Museums, in addition to Boston's Museum of excellent Arts and New York's Museum of recent artwork. during this revealing memoir, Hopkins explains the advance of his paintings and describes with prepared perception his friendships with senior artists corresponding to Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, and Robert Motherwell, and the significance he unearths of their paintings.
LIFE: starting along with his adolescence and adolescence in West Virginia, a interval that is still a principal topic during this memoir, Hopkins is going directly to talk about his lifestyles as a sufferer of polio throughout the pandemic of the Thirties, his complicated courting together with his father, his participation within the well-known "Cedar Bar years" of summary Expressionism, his adventures evading the attentions of a number of admired contributors in New York's as soon as closeted homosexual scene, and his summer season existence in Cape Cod.
UFOs: Hopkins has additionally spent greater than 30 years investigating alien craft experiences and is taken into account a global professional on unidentified flying object 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 specialist relationships he writes approximately in the course of his study 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 e-book will have interaction the satisfied consciousness of readers who do not know him or maybe have by no means heard of him. 'Art, lifestyles and UFOs' does justice to all 3. it is a fantastic e-book. it's also secure to claim that, given its specified major personality, there'll by no means be one other one like it." -- Jerome Clark, Fate
"'Art, lifestyles and UFOs' is an important booklet, one worthy examining rigorously. it's important and revealing...Whatever your tackle UFOs and abductions, you might want to learn this e-book as a way to comprehend the topic better...Hopkins's memoir is indispensable." -- Peter Brookesmith, Fortean Times
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