Art and Fear – Audio


The following chapters of Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking, by David Bayles and Ted Orland have been recorded for educational purposes only. Please know that the copyright of the book belongs to the authors and, as an art educator, I extend my most heartfelt gratitude to them for their understanding of my recording to aid students who might need a bit of extra help. I feel that their writing helps everyone who is invested in the making of, looking at, and appreciation (or not) of art understand all the challenges and rewards that art has to offer. Please forgive any errors in pronunciation (names especially), word omissions, or other errors, I am human. Go buy their book – it is a great art (life) changer!

– Frank

Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

David Bayles
Ted Orland

The Image Continuum
Santa Cruz, CA & Eugene, OR
Copyright © 1993 by David Bayles & Ted Orland
All Rights Reserved

Part I – Writing is easy: all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until the drops of blook form on your forehead. – Gene Fowler

Introduction – 1’28”

Chapter 1 – The Nature of the Problem – 11’48”

Chapter 2 – Art and Fear – 20’53”

Chapter 3 – Fears About Yourself – 24’26”

Chapter 4 – Fears About Others – 18’29”

Chapter 5 – Finding Your Work – 23’40”

Part II – When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss Art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss money. – Oscar Wilde

Chapter 6 – The Outside World – 20’41”

Chapter 7 – The Academic World – 24’13”

Chapter 8 – Conceptual Worlds – 34’29”

Chapter 9 – The Human Voice – 9’14”

Postscript: About This Book – 3’12”

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