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 contemporary paintings. during this revealing memoir, Hopkins explains the advance of his paintings and describes with prepared perception his friendships with senior artists resembling Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, and Robert Motherwell, and the significance he reveals of their paintings.
LIFE: starting along with his adolescence and early life in West Virginia, a interval that continues to be a important subject matter during this memoir, Hopkins is going directly to speak about his lifestyles as a sufferer of polio in the course of the pandemic of the Nineteen Thirties, his advanced dating along with his father, his participation within the well-known "Cedar Bar years" of summary Expressionism, his adventures evading the attentions of a number of sought after participants 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 flying saucers reviews and is taken into account a global professional on flying saucers abductions. He has authored 4 seminal books at the topic, together with "Missing Time" and the recent York occasions 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 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 booklet will have interaction the chuffed cognizance 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 great publication. it's also secure to claim that, given its exact 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 analyzing rigorously. it is necessary and revealing...Whatever your tackle UFOs and abductions, you have to learn this publication so that it will comprehend the topic better...Hopkins's memoir is indispensable." -- Peter Brookesmith, Fortean Times
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