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Failure

Le Feuvre, Lisa. 2010. Failure. London: MIT Press / Whitechapel Gallery. ISBN 978-0-262-51477-4 [Book]

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Amidst current global uncertainty failure has become a central subject of investigation in recent art. Artists have actively claimed the space of failure to propose a resistant view of the world. Here success is deemed overrated, doubt embraced, experimentation encouraged and risk considered a viable position. Between the poles of success and failure lies a productive space where paradox rules and dogma is refused. This anthology establishes failure as a core concern in contemporary cultural production.

Failure is one of a series documenting major themes and ideas in contemporary art.

Item Type: Book

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Art

Date:

2010

Item ID:

2865

Date Deposited:

29 Apr 2010 14:22

Last Modified:

07 Dec 2012 12:52

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/2865

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