JIm Woodring's Suggested Readings

The suggested reading list includes various reading and media recommendations provided by the lecturer. This list of materials can include projects authored by the lecturer or others, and provides further insight into the guest’s sources of inspiration and additional context surrounding the artist/scholar/designer’s work and practice. This list is shared with RMCAD students and faculty and is archived on the website for academic integration and research opportunities. The physical materials are archived in the RMCAD campus library and the VASD Program archive.

The Three Christs of Ypsilanti, by Milton Rokeach (book)

As I See, by Boris Artzybasheff (book)                                          

The Secret Life of Salvador Dali, by Slavador Dali (book)

The Satyricon, by Petronius (book)

He Done her Wrong, by Milt Gross (book)

The Gods Were Promiscuous, by John Held Jr.  (book)

Les Fleurs du Mal, by Baudelaire  (book) 

Sleepers Awake, by Kenneth Patchen (book)

A Confederacy of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole (book)

A Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay (book)

Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary, by Justin Green (comic book)

Bimbo's Initiation, by Fleischer Bros Studio (animated cartoon, watch here)

The Fly, by Karl Shapiro (poem, read here)

Eraserhead, by David Lynch (film)