Arthur Jafa’s “Love is the Message: The Message is Death” is being featured through this weekend in an exhibition at Met Breuer. The exhibition entitled, The Body Politic: Video from The Met Collection, also features Steve McQueen. “Five Easy Pieces,” David Hammon’s “Phat Free,” and Mika Rottenberg’s “NoNoseKnows.”

Writing for hyperallergic, Cynthia Cruz sees the films as “four separate conversations about the body that inform and overlap with each other.” Read more here.

Arthur Jafa, still from “Love is The Message, The Message is Death” (2016), single-channel digital video, color, sound, 7 min, 25 sec (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Gift of Continental Group, by exchange, 2017; courtesy the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise New York/Rome), screengrab from