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The Art Spirit

by Robert Henri

First published in 1923, "The Art Spirit," by famed artist and teacher Robert Henri, has been an important and influential guide to aspiring artists for nearly one hundred years. Born Robert Henry Cozad in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1865, Henri studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the Acad�mie Julian in Paris, and the Ѐcole de...
Publish Date
June 27
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About creativity through the lens of an art student.     source
Apr 04, 2017
I loved that book. I can't remember much of it now, but we used to carry it around and the art spirit sort of became the life and I had this idea that you drink coffee, you smoke cigarettes and you paint and that's it maybe girls come into it a little bit, but basically its the incredible happiness of working and living that life.     source
Notes, articles, fragments of letters and talks to students, bearing on the concept and technique of picture making, the study of art generally, and on appreciation.     source