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 comparable to Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, and Robert Motherwell, and the significance he unearths of their paintings.
LIFE: starting along with his early life and adolescence in West Virginia, a interval that is still a principal subject during this memoir, Hopkins is going directly to speak about his existence as a sufferer of polio through the pandemic of the Nineteen Thirties, his complicated courting along with his father, his participation within the well-known "Cedar Bar years" of summary Expressionism, his adventures evading the attentions of numerous admired participants in New York's as soon as closeted homosexual scene, and his summer time existence in Cape Cod.
UFOs: Hopkins has additionally spent greater than 30 years investigating unidentified flying object stories and is taken into account a global specialist on alien ship 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 publication will have interaction the chuffed cognizance 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 amazing publication. it's also secure to assert that, given its specific 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 analyzing conscientiously. it is necessary and revealing...Whatever your tackle UFOs and abductions, you want to learn this ebook so as to comprehend the topic better...Hopkins's memoir is indispensable." -- Peter Brookesmith, Fortean Times
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