Book: Abstract Painting
The target audience for the book by Vicky Perry, "Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques", is the advanced or college level painter. The book explores the issues facing the painter while in the studio. There are psychological, physiological and practical matters that must be managed in creating a modern abstract painting. There are concepts with which the painter wrestles.
While there is some a theoretical and historical text, this book more instructional and geared to what matters when your equipment is in front of you. More here
Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques Wins Writers' Notes Prize
The cataegory is for this book prize is described as "Art – titles capture the experience, execution, or demonstration of the arts, including art, fine art, graphic art, architecture, performing arts, design, photography, coffee table books, and poetry."