Recommended Reading for Artists and enthusiasts

What is Art?  -  Leo Tolstoy

Playing to the Gallery - Grayson Perry ( actually, better listened to as: The Reith Lectures :2013)

Lessons in Classical Drawing - Juliette Aristides

Lessons in Classical Painting - Juliette Aristides

After the end of Art  -  Arthur C Danto

Lights and Pigments, Colour Principles for Artists - Roy Osborne

The Golden Ratio  -  Fernando Corbalan

How to be a Critic: A beginners guide to Artbollocks - Brian Ashbee 

Art Review:  April  1999

The End Of Art - Brian Ashbee    Art Review: December/January  2000