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Lightposts For Living

Author : Thomas Kinkade
ISBN : 0446676179
Genre : Self-Help
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An inspirational message from one of America's most popular living artists discusses eighteen simple tenets that can transform lives and build the core spiritual and family values of simplicity and light
Category: Self-Help

Billion Dollar Painter

Author : G. Eric Kuskey
ISBN : 9781602862456
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The unbelievable true story of artist Thomas Kinkade, self-described “Painter of Light,” and the dramatic rise —and fall—of his billion-dollar gallery and licensing business. He was just one man, but Thomas Kinkade ultimately made more money from his art than every other artist in the history of the world combined. His sentimental paintings of babbling brooks, rural churches surrounded by brilliant fall foliage, and idyllic countryside cottages were so popular in the 1990s that one out of every twenty homes in America owned one of his prints. With the help of two partners—a former vacuum-cleaner salesman and an ambitious junior accountant who fancied himself a businessman—Kinkade turned his art into a billion-dollar gallery and licensing business that traded on the NYSE before it collapsed in 2006 amid fraud accusations. One part a fascinating business story about the rise, and demise, of a financial empire born out of divine inspiration, one part a dramatic biography, Billion Dollar Painter is the account of three nobodies who made it big. One of them was a man who, despite being a devout Christian who believed his artwork was a spiritual force that could cure the sick and comfort the poor in spirit, could not save his art empire, or himself. Eric Kuskey, former colleague of Thomas Kinkade's and close friend until the artist's death in 2012, tells Kinkade's story for the first time—from his art's humble beginnings on a sidewalk in Carmel, California, to his five-house compound in Monte Sereno. It's a tale of addiction and grief, of losing control, and ultimately, of the price of our dreams.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Thomas Kinkade

Author : Alexis L. Boylan
ISBN : 9780822348528
Genre : Art
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An anthology on American artist Thomas Kincaid, exploring his work and its impact on contemporary art as part of the broader history of American visual culture.
Category: Art

Thomas Kinkade

Author : Jeffrey Vallance
ISBN : 0867196130
Genre : Art
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Thomas Kinkade, known as 'The Painter of Light', has become one of the most avidly collected, financially successful and controversial painters in history. His paintings are embraced by thousands of faithful collectors and criticised by others for their idyllic scenes, which romanticise and illuminate a fantasy life on earth. From credit cards to entire Kinkade homes, his signature art has been championed by the silent majority of Americans. This volume commemorates his first museum show.
Category: Art

The Quest

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113358969
Genre : Theosophy
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Category: Theosophy

The Art Of Creative Living

Author : Thomas Kinkade
ISBN : 9780446561211
Genre : Religion
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America's most collected living artist reveals how the creative process can provide a path to greater awareness.
Category: Religion