Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
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Aaron James Wendland completed his PhD at Somerville College, Oxford, and he is currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the HSE's Centre for Advanced Studies in Moscow.
Like many during this period, Bosch was deeply concerned about the end of the world and humanity’s eternal punishment for its sins. Group members are often able to relate to each other and enjoy discussing the common connections that they see.
If contemporary art sometimes struggles to connect with wider audiences, perhaps the addictive drug of fear is among the cures.
My group of teens is really creative right now and I would love to do something like this with them! Those who continue to make art are those who have learned how to continue—or more precisely, have learned how not to quit. For the scribble warm-up, I encourage clients to cover the first page with scribbles and lines, experimenting with how their materials feel and how many different types of lines they can make.Hip-hop culture, “outsider” art, and “new media” forms are not examined by these authors, but I enjoyed this observation: “Today artists often back away from engaging the times and places of their life, choosing instead the largely intellectual challenge of engaging the times and places of Art.