Brian Rutenberg

A companion to the popular YouTube series, “Brian Rutenberg Studio Visits” and a love letter to painting written by a painter.

  • "An original and stimulating memoir that takes readers into the mind and heart of an artist."   -Kirkus Star Review

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Clear Seeing Place

From the salt marshes and moss-draped live oaks of the South Carolina Lowcountry to the New York art world, Clear Seeing Place takes the reader behind the studio door to explore the making of a painter in intimate detail. Brimming with the joy of process and a love of art history, Brian Rutenberg reveals the places, people, and experiences that led to the paintings for which he is well known today. This book is packed with ideas, observations, techniques, and career advice all thoughtfully arranged into six clear categories designed to inspire artists of all levels, as well as anyone interested in creativity.