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 willing perception his friendships with senior artists resembling Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, and Robert Motherwell, and the significance he unearths of their paintings.
LIFE: starting along with his formative years and adolescence in West Virginia, a interval that is still a valuable subject during this memoir, Hopkins is going directly to talk about his existence as a sufferer of polio throughout the pandemic of the Thirties, his advanced courting along with his father, his participation within the well-known "Cedar Bar years" of summary Expressionism, his adventures evading the attentions of numerous well known participants in New York's as soon as closeted homosexual scene, and his summer time lifestyles in Cape Cod.
UFOs: Hopkins has additionally spent greater than 30 years investigating unidentified flying object stories and is taken into account an international specialist on alien ship abductions. He has authored 4 seminal books at the topic, together with "Missing Time" and the recent York instances bestseller Intruders, which used to be the topic of a CBS miniseries. one of the own or specialist 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 publication will interact the satisfied realization of readers who do not know him or even have by no means heard of him. 'Art, lifestyles and UFOs' does justice to all 3. it is a terrific ebook. it's also secure to claim that, given its targeted major personality, there'll by no means be one other one like it." -- Jerome Clark, Fate
"'Art, existence and UFOs' is an important e-book, one worthy examining rigorously. it will be significant and revealing...Whatever your tackle UFOs and abductions, you have to learn this e-book which will comprehend the topic better...Hopkins's memoir is indispensable." -- Peter Brookesmith, Fortean Times
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