This is a growing list of things I am reading or have read that offer invaluable insights into the practice and theories of art as it has affected the world we know. Links go to Amazon.com.
Esterly, David. 2012. The Lost Carving: A Journey to the Heart of Making. 1st Edition, 1st Printing ed. New York: Viking Adult.
Garfield, Simon. 2001. Mauve. 19th ed. London: Faber & Faber.