The War of Art (book)

The War of Art is a 2002 non-fiction book written by the American author Steven Pressfield . Within it, Pressfield highlights the different forms of Resistance faced by artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, and others, who are trying to break through its barriers. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] The book has a follow-up titled Do The Work . Continue Reading “The War of Art (book)”

The Organized Mind

The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload is a bestselling popular science book written by the McGill University neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin , PhD, and first published by Dutton Penguin in the United States and Canada in 2014. [1] It Levitin’s 3rd consecutive bestseller, debuting at # 2 on the New York Times Best Seller List ,[1] # 1 on the Canadian bestseller lists, [3] # 1 on Amazon, and # 5 on The London Times bestseller list. Continue Reading “The Organized Mind”

Freedom of Expression (book)

Freedom of Expression is a book written by Kembrew McLeod about freedom of speech issues involving concepts of intellectual property . The book was first published in 2005 by Doubleday as Freedom of Expression®: overzealous Copyright Bozos and Other Enemies of Creativity , and in 2007 by University of Minnesota Press as Freedom of Expression®: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property . The paperback edition includes a foreword by Lawrence Lessig. The author recounts a history of the use of counter-cultural artistry, illegal art, and the use of copyrighted works in art as a form of fair use and creative expression. The book encourages the reader to continue such uses in art and other forms of creative expression. Continue Reading “Freedom of Expression (book)”

Circle: International Survey of Constructivist Art

Circle International Survey of Constructivist Art Was An Almost 300-page art book published in London, England, in 1937. [1] [2] It was edited by the artists Ben Nicholson and Naum Gabo and the architect Leslie Martin with the layout being white designed by Barbara Hepworth . Circle was intended to be a series of publications, but it was only referred to as a newspaper or magazine. Continue Reading “Circle: International Survey of Constructivist Art”

Catching the Big Fish

Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity , a book by David Lynch film director, is an autobiography and self-help guide [1] comprising 84 vignette-like chapters. [2] Lynch’s comments on a wide range of topics “from metaphysics to the importance of screening your movie before a test audience.” [3] Catching the Big Fish was inspired by Lynch’s Transcendental Meditation (TM), which he began practicing in 1973. In the book, Lynch writes about his approach to filmmaking and other creative arts . Catching the Big Fishwas published by Tarcheron December 28, 2006. [1] [2] [4] [5] [6] [7] Continue Reading “Catching the Big Fish”

The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path To Higher Creativity is a self-help book by American author Julia Cameron . The book was written to help people with artistic creative recovery , qui teaches technical and exercises to assist people in self-confidence Gaining in harnessing Their creative talents and skills. Correlation and emphasis is used by the author to show a connection between artistic creativity and a spiritual connection with God . [1] [2] [3] [4] Continue Reading “The Artist’s Way”

Do the Work

Do the Work is a 2011 non-fiction book written by American author Steven Pressfield . It is the follow up book to his previous work The War of Art . In it he again emphasizes his theory of the enemy of creative works, Resistance , that stops individuals from achieving what they dream to do. He outlines the steps to overcome and defeat the resistance and produce what the soul desires, whether it be artistic, athletic, business, or any other venture that requires time and effort. [1] [2] [3] Continue Reading “Do the Work”