Bibliography: A Slender Selection of Some Influential Reading



"Technologies of Intuition" Edited by Jennifer Fischer

"The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting 1890-1985." Los Angeles County Museum of Art

"Dreaming with Open Eyes: The Shamanic Spirit in Twentieth Century Art & Culture." Michael Tucker

"The Daily Practice of Painting." Gerhard Richter

"Air Guitar." Dave Hickey

"Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime." Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe

"Concering the Spiritual in Art." Wassily Kandinsky

"The Optical Unconscious" Rosalind Krauss

"Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees" Lawrence Weschler



"Phenomenology of Perception." Maruice Merleau-Ponty

"The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More Than Human World." David Abram

"Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between Science and Spirituality." John Horgan

"Hero with a Thousand Faces." Joseph Campbell

"The Hermetic Museum: Alchemy & Mysticism" Alexander Roob

"Being & Nothingness" Jean-Paul Sartre

"The Botany of Desire" Michael Pollan

"Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism" Daniel Pinchbeck

"A Natural History of the Senses" Diane Ackerman

"Tao Te Ching" Lao Tzu



"Leaves of Grass." Walt Whitman

"Unraveling Words & the Weaving of Water." Cecilia Vicuña

"Songs of Innocence & Experience." William Blake


"Siddharthata" Hermann Hesse

"Ficiones." Jorge Louis Borges

"Pedro Páramo." Juan Rulfo

"Drop City." T.C. Boyle

"Island" Aldous Huxley