REVIEWS

/ GENEVIEVE YUE
View of Arthur Jafa's "Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death," Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York, 2016.
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Genevieve Yue

The art world is overstuffed with collages of YouTube clips and Internet artifacts, with most of these trafficking in an ironic glibness that is overly praised either for its affect or lack of it. Though cut from the same digital cloth, the compilation video Love Is The Message, The Message... continue reading
View of Hollis Frampton's "ADSVMVS ABSVMVS," ROOM EAST, New York, 2015.
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Genevieve Yue

There is a certain historical irony in the way “ADSVMVS ABSVMVS,” Hollis Frampton’s last major photographic series, became the basis for his first solo exhibition in New York some thirty years after his death in 1984. Frampton himself might have delighted in this inversion of firsts and lasts; his thinking,... continue reading
View of Pierre Bismuth’s “Where Is Rocky II? Trailer-Teaser,” Team (gallery, inc.), New York, 2015.
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Genevieve Yue

Pierre Bismuth’s “Where Is Rocky II? Teaser-Trailer” offers itself as a conceptual riddle. The two videos in the exhibition, one a two-minute teaser, the other a three-minute trailer precisely edited to Hollywood convention, play in alternation, advertising a film about an artwork that may be hidden, forgotten, or non-existent. They... continue reading
The 6th Annual Migrating Forms

BAMCINéMATEK, New York

Cory Arcangel, Freshbuzz (www.subway.com), 2014.
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Genevieve Yue

“Migrating Forms” is easily New York’s most eclectic film festival. A glance at the program, now in its sixth year, can be dizzying: a half-inch videotape documentary from the seventies here, a Korean art film there, and all manner of experimental film and artists’ film in between. Instead of theme,... continue reading
“Slide Slide Slide”

MICROSCOPE GALLERY, New York

View of “Slide Slide Slide,” Microscope Gallery, New York, 2014.
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Genevieve Yue

The slide projector last appeared in pop cultural consciousness on the television period drama Mad Men. Don Draper, pitching a fictional ad campaign to Kodak executives, clicks through a carousel filled with own family photos: his head leaning against his wife’s pregnant belly, his daughter sitting atop his shoulders. The... continue reading

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