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Arthur Jafa

 
2021
Steven Zultanski
“Surging Tides"
Spike Art Magazine
Spring, 2021
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2020
Calvin Tomkins
"Radical Alienation"
The New Yorker
December 21, 2020
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Tavia Nyong’o
“Arthur Jafa’s Glorious Vision and Kanye West’s Gilded Faith”
NPR
July 7, 2020
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2019
Megan O’Grady
“Arthur Jafa in Bloom”
The New York Times Style Magazine
August, 2019
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Megan O’Grady
“Arthur Jafa in Bloom”
The New York Times Style Magazine
August, 2019
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Christina Knight
“Feeling and Falling in Arthur Jafa’s Love is the Message, the Message is Death”
The Black Scholar
July 9, 2019
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Jason Farago
“The Venice Biennale Plays It Safe, and Gets Lost in Fog”
The New York Times
May 20, 2019
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2018
Anna Hornaday
“Filmmaker Arthur Jafa makes his Hirshhorn debut with a stunning video installation”
The Washington Post
November 15, 2018
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Peter L’Official
“The Visual of Frequency of Black Life"
The Paris Review
July 12, 2018
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Siddhartha Mitter
“Arthur Jafa Taps into the Underground Current of Blacknuss”
The Village Voice
May 25, 2018
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Roberta Smith
“Arthur Jafa’s Profound Meditations on Black America”
The New York Times
May 17, 2018
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T.J. Demos
“So Save a World: Geoengineering, Conflictual Futurisms, and the Unthinkable”
e-flux
October, 2018
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Jace Clayton
“As Brilliant as the Sun”
Frieze
February 22, 2018
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Nate Freeman
“the Messenger: How a video by Arthur Jafa became a worldwide sensation- and described America to itself”
ARTnews
2018
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2017
Hans Ulrich Obrist
“I WAS THAT ALIEN: Filmmaker Arthur Jafa in Conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist”
O32c
June 26, 2017
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Dean Daderko
“III Suns: Arthur Jafa and Sondra Perry”
Mousse Magazine
February, 2017
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Seph Rodney
“Confronting the Limits of Catharsis in a Video About Black American Life”
Hyperallergic
January 24, 2017
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Andrea K. Scott “Arthur Jafa’s Crucial Ode to Black America”
The New Yorker
January 23, 2017
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Orit Gat
“Arthur Jafa"
Frieze
January 22, 2017
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Genevieve Yue
“Arthur Jafa’s “Love Is The Message, The Message is Death”
Art Agenda
January 19, 2017
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Antwaun Sargent
“Arthur Jafa and The Future of Black Cinema”
Interview
January 11, 2017
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Ciarra Walters
“Arthur Jafa Releases ‘Love is the Message, The Message is Death’ Visual”
Saint Heron
January 9, 2017
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Antwuan Sargent
“Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam” Soundtracks a Film About Black Spiritual Power”
The Creators Project
January 09, 2017
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2016
Danny King
“Arthur Jafa Distilled the Black American Experience Into a High Art Music Video”
The Village Voice
December 27, 2016
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M. Donovan
“New York - Arthur Jafa: “Love is the Message, the Message is Death” at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise Through December 17th, 2016”
Art Observed
December 13, 2016
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Tobi Haslett
“Object Lessons”
Artforum
December 9, 2016
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Jerry Saltz
“The 10 Best Art Shows of 2016”
Vulture
December 07, 2016
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Aruna D’Souza “Arthur Jafa”
Four Columns
December 2, 2016
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Sam Korman
“Arthur Jafa Gavin Brown’s enterprise / New York”
Flash Art
December 1, 2016
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Roberta Smith
“What to See in New York City Galleries This Week”
The New York Times
November 24, 2016
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2007
J.J Charlesworth
“Arthur Jafa A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions”
Art Review
October 11, 2007
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