Reviews

A deep dive into Memory by Bernadette Mayer at the New York Review of Books

The project has now been reconceived—brilliantly—as a book combining prose and photographs.

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Two Siglio books chosen by the New York Times! Best Art Books of 2020 & Best Photography Books!

Holland Cotter chooses Frog Pond Splash (Ray Johnson) and Luc Sante chooses Memory by Bernadette Mayer!

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4 Columns reviews the Madeline Gins Reader: language and breath

Quinn Latimer writes: “The veneers of meaning that surface words, which to Gins are not only sign, sound, and symbol, but mist, breath, substance, season, measure, odor, numeral, chemical, signal, gender, endlessly escaping material.”

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Hyperallergic reviews the Madeline Gins Reader: “In excess of the singular self”

Karla Kelsey writes: “The I-as-reader is capable of deep, intermingled connection, a connection that is not only trans-personal or trans-species, but trans-material.”

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Bookforum reviews Memory: A Hydra dancing at the intersections of language and image

Jennifer Krasinksi writes: “Mayer’s self-portraits, often taken while staring into the lens, somehow appear like eerie proof that she was seeing us long before we would see her.”

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Artforum interviews Bernadette Mayer about Memory: “I should have become a thief”

Janique Vigier writes in her intro: “The project combined the taxonomic system of conceptual art with the emotive mystery of daily life: steel buildings catching the sun, a lover’s hands on a steering wheel, the incidental self-portraiture of a grocery list.”

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