Art Schools Offer Classes on Failure

OBSERVER |  Alanna Martinez:

Chicago’s leading art schools are teaching students to fail—on purpose. A class lead by artist Matthew Goulish at the School of the Art Institute, begun in 2001 and called “The Ethics and Aesthetics of Failure,” has struck a chord with academics in the Midwest. The class, which aims to help students embrace failure while encouraging “deviant behavior” as a conceptual experiment, has been so popular that similar courses are now being offered at Harold Washington College, Columbia College and Northwestern University… Read more

Image: Art Institute of Chicago. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)