Failure Biographies (Paperback)
Damm's distinctive style of collage transforms 1950s horror comics into true stories of artistic failure.
One artist's quixotic quest to clone Martin Luther King, Jr. A pioneering silent film director pushed from the industry by her controlling husband. A writer who tries to write popular fiction but ends up in the avant-garde.
Featuring radical Argentinian art collective Tucum n Arde, conceptual artists Pope L. and Marta Minuj n, filmmakers Alice Guy Blach and Pere Portabella, Mexican superhero Superbarrio G mez, and more, Failure Biographies celebrates the struggles of great 20th and 21st century innovators who attempted - and failed - to change the world.