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10 books about artists

Pick up one of these featured titles on artists in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on artists. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Chicken Thoughts: Comics About Birds by Sarah Wymer

Category: Anthologies

This book was published last year by Chicken Thoughts and takes approximately 2.9 hours to read.

The Henna Artist: A Novel by Alka Joshi

Category: Cultural Heritage

This book was published last year by MIRA and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon

Category: Creativity

This book was published 9 years ago by Workman Publishing and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.

Artists: Their Lives and Works by DK

Category: Individual Artists

This book was published 4 years ago by DK and takes approximately 12.0 hours to read.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel by Heather Morris

Category: Cultural Heritage

This book was published 3 years ago by Harper Paperbacks and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

The Secret Lives of Color by Kassia St Clair

Category: History

This book was published 4 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art by Mary Gabriel

Category: History

This book was published 2 years ago by Back Bay Books and takes approximately 31.5 hours to read.

Secret Lives of Great Artists: What Your Teachers Never Told You About Master Painters and Sculptors by Elizabeth Lunday

Category: History

This book was published 13 years ago by Quirk Books and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

Francis Bacon: Revelations by Mark Stevens

Category: Criticism

This book was published this year by Knopf and takes approximately 29.3 hours to read.

The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia by DK

Category: History

This book was published 4 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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