The Failed Painter
The Failed Painter is a personal book about material anxiety in the creative work of graphic design. It speaks of fascination for singular and multiple production processes, perfectibility, and imperfectability in times of virtual surfaces and hungering for authenticity. Writing from the ‘Failed Painter’ persona, the collection of essays on design and art spans culture, race, nation, and sheer vandalism. From the author of 'The Impossibility of Silence: Writing for Designers, Artists & Photographers'. Within this highly curated, yet varied assortment of approachable writing on aesthetics: space exploration, mercenaries, puberty, instant nostalgia, precarious labor, and of course, zombies.
|220 p, ills bw, 10 x 17 cm, pb, English|