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The Reith Lectures, Edgar Wind: Art and Anarchy: 1960 Episode guide

  1. Art and the Will

    6/6 Edgar Wind contemplates the influence of the human will over the creation of art.

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 1960

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  2. The Mechanization of Art

    5/6 Edgar Wind considers how machines have influenced the production and evaluation of art.

    First broadcast: 11 Dec 1960

  3. The Fear of Knowledge

    4/6 Edgar Wind explores how knowledge allows our aesthetic perception of art to be heightened.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 1960

  4. Critique of Connoisseurship

    3/6 Edgar Wind considers how to spot a charlatan when dealing with art connoisseurs.

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 1960

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  5. Aesthetic Participation

    2/6 Edgar Wind explores whether science has sidelined art into becoming 'pure art'.

    First broadcast: 20 Nov 1960

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  6. Art and Anarchy: Our Present Discontents

    1/6 Edgar Wind explores why creative inspiration has been described as a 'divine madness'.

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 1960

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