Periodically, the Foundation publishes or supports the publishing of texts about art and artists that explore the inner worlds and are thereby expanding the concept of Lucid Art. To purchase our books and catalogs along with other original art books written by Gordon Onslow Ford, visit our online bookstore.
Lucid Art Foundation publications include:
Once Upon A Time, written by painter Gordon Onslow Ford in collaboration with Fariba Bogzaran (1999)
Beginner’s Beginning by painter John Anderson (2001)
Publications supported or cosponsored by the Foundation include:
Articles by Fariba Bogzaran about Lucid Art and Lucid Artists click here.
Article by Gordon Onslow Ford about Lucid Art and Lucid Artists click here.
Artists, Poets, and Visionaries of the S.S. Vallejo: 1949-1969 (2018). This book edited by Fariba Bogzaran tells the story of the Ferryboat Vallejo, moored in Sausalito, that was home, studio, and Bay Area cultural hive of artists and thinkers. Gordon Onslow Ford and Jean Varda were the original artists on the Vallejo, Beat poet and philosopher Alan Watts later lived and worked there. This publication was done in conjunction with the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art's exhibition about the Vallejo held April 28-June 10, 2018. To purchase through Amazon, visit here.
Gordon Onslow Ford: Paintings and Works on Paper 1939-1951 (2010). This book by Martica Sawin contains: the exhibition catalogue from the show held October 14-December 23, 2010 at Francis Naumann Fine Arts, New York, NY; an essay; and the transcription of Onslow Ford's lectures on surrealism at New York's New School for Social Research in 1941.
The Visionary Art of Morris Graves (2010) by The Society for Art Publications of the Americas, San Francisco, California.
The republication of Dyn by Wolfgang Paalen (2000) by Springer/Wien, New York.
The publication of Im Inneren des Wals (1999), a book on Wolfgang Paalen by Andreas Neufert, which contains an extensive catalogue raisonné of Paalen's paintings.