by Jerry Saltz
Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Jerry Saltz is here to show you how to bring art and creativity into your life with irreverent, inspiring and priceless advice on getting on in art.
As the witty and passionate chief art critic for New York magazine, Jerry Saltz is often approached by amateur and professional artists asking him for advice: How do I get started? How do I get better? Is what I’m doing even art at all? They want to know, in short, how to be an artist.
HOW TO BE AN ARTIST is an indispensable book of practical inspiration for creative people. Brimming with dozens of brand new rules, prompts, exercises, and tips designed to break through creative blocks, ignite motivation and conquer bad habits, this book is designed to help artists of all kinds – painters, photographers, writers, performers – realize their dreams. Now, expanding on his viral cover story for New York magazine – and drawing on his decades of immersion in the art world – Saltz has the answers.