Favorites for future discussion & reference:
Notes on the Synthesis of Form, by Christopher Alexander. Picasso’s Brothel, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon and Freud, and Leonardo da Vinci and the Vulture’s Tail, by Wayne Andersen. Visual Thinking, by Rudolph Arnheim. Art and Culture by Clement Greenberg. The Phenomenology of Perception, by Meurice Merleau-Ponty. And Cezanne, by Meyer Shapiro.