Art and fear david bayles and ted orland pdf
Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David BaylesDiscipline: No category Subject: No topic. Ordinary art. Ordinary art means something like: all art not made by Mozart. After all, art is rarely made by Mozart-like people; essentially—statistically speaking—there aren't any people like that. Geniuses get made once-a-century or so, yet good art gets made all the time, so to equate the making of art with the workings of genius removes this intimately human activity to a strangely unreachable and unknowable place.
Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
The best you can do at any moment is the best you can do at that moment. Your job is to learn to work on your work. You learn how to make your work by making your work make art you care about, and lots of it. The function of most of your work is to teach you how to make that small fraction of artwork that soars. When the artist becomes a form of identity, when the artist is identified with self, then flawed art means a flawed self, or no art means no self.
ART &. FEAR. Observations. On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking. DAVID BAYLES. TED ORLAND. SANTA CRUZ, CA & EUGENE, OR.
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