Posts Tagged ‘Force of Failure’

From the DS Archives: Carefully Orchestrated Failures

As we wrap up our week-long series, Force of Failure, we revisit an article that features the work of Los Angeles-based artist Joe Sola. When discussing a recent performance by Sola, Daily Serving’s Catherine Wagley stated “This was as rewarding a game as any Super Bowl I’ve ever watched, because it showed how much the failure to perform could hurt, but it also showed failure[…..]

This Space is Mine

Today we continue our week-long series Force of Failure with John Galliano, Natalie Portman and Vito Acconci in this week’s L.A. Expanded Column. FORCE OF FAILURE: DailyServing’s latest week-long series L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley John Galliano has a lavish-sounding last name (he shares it with an Italian liqueur), and lavish taste (“He knows, and we know,[…..]

An exhibition of an exhibition: Kwan Sheung Chi

Today we continue our week-long series Force of Failure with Magdalen Chau’s article on artistic struggle through the lens of Kwan Sheung Chi’s work. FORCE OF FAILURE: DailyServing’s latest week-long series In 2002, Kwan Sheung Chi presented A Retrospective of Kwan Sheung Chi, an exhibition of an exhibition, where strategies of organization and self-promotion were translated into works of art. From the cash coupons towards[…..]

Quit Marginalizing Yourself

Today we continue our week-long series Force of Failure. Stay tuned we have 4 more articles to present… FORCE OF FAILURE: DailyServing’s latest week-long series There are two main artist archetypes popular in our cultural ether. There is the pretentious, avant-garde artist whose genius can’t be explained but who commands a hefty fee for his work, and the stoner artist who lacks ambition and digs[…..]

Knots Landing: Lynda Benglis at the New Museum

More Failure More!!! -This week’s series on Failure falls in line with our previous rounds on Myth, Utopia and Rebellion. Stay tuned as we attempt to succeed this week with 6 more articles on Failure… FORCE OF FAILURE: DailyServing’s latest week-long series Lynda Benglis is a fearless artist. She added a much-needed sense of humor to first-generation feminism and imbued late 1960s/early ‘70s Post-Minimal sculpture[…..]

Cory Arcangel: The Art of Hacking and Success of Failure

Over the past year, DailyServing.com has developed several week-long series to better investigate topics such as Myth, Utopia and Rebellion. This week, we are proud to present 7 new articles that explore the concept of failure, and take a close look at how this idea operates within contemporary art. But don’t worry, we didn’t try all that hard, as we all know what the ultimate[…..]