ART, LIFE and UFOs: A Memoir by Budd Hopkins

By Budd Hopkins

An intimate account, in 3 interlocked subject matters, of 1 man's remarkably complicated life.

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 corresponding to Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, and Robert Motherwell, and the significance he reveals of their paintings.

LIFE: starting together with his youth and early life in West Virginia, a interval that continues to be a principal subject during this memoir, Hopkins is going directly to talk about his lifestyles as a sufferer of polio in the course of the pandemic of the Thirties, his complicated dating along with his father, his participation within the well-known "Cedar Bar years" of summary Expressionism, his adventures evading the attentions of a number of sought after participants in New York's as soon as closeted homosexual scene, and his summer season existence in Cape Cod.

UFOs: Hopkins has additionally spent greater than 30 years investigating unidentified flying object reviews and is taken into account an international specialist on unidentified flying object abductions. He has authored 4 seminal books at the topic, together with "Missing Time" and the recent York instances bestseller Intruders, which used to be the topic of a CBS miniseries. one of the own or specialist relationships he writes approximately in the course of his learn 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 glints and delights, Budd's ebook will have interaction the chuffed consciousness of readers who have no idea him or maybe have by no means heard of him. 'Art, lifestyles and UFOs' does justice to all 3. it is a remarkable e-book. it's also secure to claim that, given its distinctive major personality, there'll by no means be one other one like it." -- Jerome Clark, Fate

"'Art, lifestyles and UFOs' is an important publication, one worthy studying rigorously. it is necessary and revealing...Whatever your tackle UFOs and abductions, you need to learn this ebook that will comprehend the topic better...Hopkins's memoir is indispensable." -- Peter Brookesmith, Fortean Times

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