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Failed Back

© Clare Woods

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© Clare Woods

Image downloads are for educational use only. For all other purposes, please see our Obtaining and Using Images page.

Clare Woods

British, born 1972

Failed Back, 2004

enamel on aluminum

support (each): 130 x 78 3/4 inches (330.2 x 200.03 cm); overall: 130 x 315 inches (330.2 x 800.1 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Sarah Norton Goodyear Fund, 2005

2005:26a-d

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Provenance

June 27, 2005, sold by Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Class

Paintings

Work Type

Painting (visual work)

This information may change due to ongoing research. Glossary of Terms

Clare Woods draws imagery from natural world, especially the dense imagery of nocturnal forests, as the basis for her psychologically charged landscapes. To create Failed Back's four large-scale photographs, Woods used a flashgun to take random photographs of her snowy nighttime surroundings. The work combines photography and painting to create a bewildering image of mysterious growth.

Label from DECADE: Contemporary Collecting 2002–2012, August 21, 2012–January 6, 2013

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