• Catherine Yass

    Laure Genillard

    To those who take notice of her, Catherine Yass returns the compliment. When commissioned to make a work her light boxes focus upon those in power within the commissioning organization; when invited to participate in group shows she complies by contributing a portrait of the curator or portraits of others sponsoring the exhibition. Characteristically these photographs are not “straight” portraiture but constructed, subjected to various processes—overlaying positive and negative images combined with further manipulations in the printing process that intensify the colors. Yass’ first one-person

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