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The Medium: Pixels at an Exhibition

By Virginia Heffernan

What do video artists make of YouTube? Every minute, 10 hours of video are uploaded to the video-sharing site, which now shows hundreds of millions of videos each day. The place is a mess. Maybe artists should avoid it altogether.

The curator and Internet-art booster Rachel Greene has come up with another suggestion: artists could use YouTube, like a supply store, slag heap or rag-and-bone shop. To make the point, she recently asked a set of art-world figures -- Sue de Beer, Matthew Higgs, Matthew Ronay and Wayne Koestenbaum -- to present and project their favorite YouTube videos in Manhattan on May 13 at the Kitchen gallery...

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