Bibliography: A Slender Selection of Some Influential Reading

 

ART

"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

 

PHILOSOPHY & SUCH

"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

 

POETRY

"Leaves of Grass." Walt Whitman

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

"Songs of Innocence & Experience." William Blake


FICTION

"Siddharthata" Hermann Hesse

"Ficiones." Jorge Louis Borges

"Pedro Páramo." Juan Rulfo

"Drop City." T.C. Boyle

"Island" Aldous Huxley