Culture

Welcome to the Coburn Ventures’ Books. This is the Culture Category.

Creating Minds
Howard E Gardener

A mini review of the creative development of Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham and Gandhi… Here is the funny part: I had been looking for biographies on Martha Graham and Pablo Picasso and contemplating reading a Freud bio and always wanted to read an Einstein biography and then, voila, here in one place I got mini-version on all of them…

The only disappointment was that I don’t think there frankly was much that could be yanked from these bios that could be transfered to help DEVELOP creativity and the sample set is too small and the abstracts weak and the historic record not drawn richly enough from if it even existed… BUT, the work we have done recently (2012) in Istanbul gave our group enough to ponder on that front at any rate so there you go…