Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin

Felix Bernstein

Born 1992 in New York, NY
Lives and works in New York, NY

 

Gabe Rubin

Born 1992 in New York, NY
Lives and works in New York, NY

  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin, “Der Doppelgänger,” in collaboration with A Model Childhood by Ken Okiishi, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, 2018
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin, “Madame de Void: A Melodrama” (video still), 2018, HD digital video, multi-channel surround sound, 45 minutes, FBGR101
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin, “Madame de Void: A Melodrama” (video still), 2018, HD digital video, multi-channel surround sound, 45 minutes, FBGR101
  • Installation view, “Folie à Deux”, David Lewis, New York, 2018
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin, “Studio of Perched Peerings,” 2018, Vintage birdcage, broken statue of Nipper, wind-up music boxes playing four distinct songs, taxidermy hummingbird, wood screen door, rat trap, fabric, fur, wig, and projection (1 minute), Dimensions variable, FBGR103, Installation view, “Folie à Deux”, David Lewis, New York, 2018
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin, “Folie à Deux: A Duodrama,” 2018, Smart TV monitor, HD digital video (116 minutes), mirrors, distressed and carved antique sofa, sound, noise-cancelling headphones, Mirror & TV: 72 x 48 x 5 inches, 182.9 x 101.6 x 106.7 cm, Sofa: 38 x 49 x 22 inches, 96.5 x 124.5 x 55.9 cm, FBGR104, Installation view, “Folie à Deux”, David Lewis, New York, 2018
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin, “Seesaw of Desire,” 2018, Seesaw, “Blot” figure (costume by James McClain, plaster mold of Rubin’s face, and prosthetic dog nose), wind-up monkey, Genet’s Querelle book cover, paper, vintage mirrors, mirror compacts, wood, rope, and etching, Dimensions variable, FBGR105, Installation view, “Folie à Deux”, David Lewis, New York, 2018
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin, “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding,” 2018, Wood, vintage rose window, and books, 82 1/2 x 57 x 4 inches, 209.6 x 144.8 x 10.2 cm, FBGR106, Installation view, “Folie à Deux”, David Lewis, New York, 2018
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin, “Bieber Bathos Elegy,” 2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Image © Paula Court, Hyperallergic
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin, “Bieber Bathos Elegy,” 2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Image © Paula Court, Hyperallergic
  • Image still from “Felix and Gabe Sing Jellicile Cats for Four Hours,” 2014, Youtube
  • Image still from “Victorine, Act IV, Scene 1. Whitney Biennial 2012. w/ Felix Bernstein & Gabe Rubin,” 2012, Youtube, Performance at the Whitney Biennial, 2012, The Whitney Museum of American Art, 2012

Solo Exhibitions

  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Folie à Deux
    David Lewis, New York
    June 01—August 03, 2018
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Transition Incomplete
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
    May 08, 2016
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Bieber Bathos Elegy
    written by Felix Bernstein
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
    January 15—16, 2016
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    The Roast of Felix Bernstein
    in Notes on Post-Conceptual Poetry launch
    Issue Project Room, Artists Space, New York, NY
    June 02, 2015

Group Exhibitions

  • Avengers: Someone Left the Cake Out In the Rain
    Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Reena Spaulings Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
    July 02—August 10, 2019
  • The Divine Pantos
    performance for Bellwethers series
    Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    curated by Alison Gingeras
    The Drawing Center, New York, NY
    May 28, 2019
  • Der Doppelgänger
    performance for Ken Okiishi's A Model Childhood
    Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Reena Spaulings Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
    May 12, 2018
  • Abjective Theater: A Tribute to Stefan Brecht
    Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Southfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    July 27, 2017
  • Gabe & Felix Sing Jellicile Cats
    featured in Don't Say I Didn't Say It
    Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    curated by Rita Vitorelli
    Spike Gallery, Berlin, Germany
    September 17, 2016
  • Victorine
    Art & Language and Red Krayola's opera
    Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, New York, NY
    April 14, 2012

News

  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Gabe Rubin: Playing Mimesweeper On The Feet
    Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany
    July 09, 2019
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Artforum
    by Nicholas Chittenden Morgan
    June 22, 2018
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin with Nick Bennet
    The Brooklyn Rail
    by Nick Bennet
    June 05, 2018
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Bieber Bathos Elegy and Bernstein - Live from the Whitney
    Huffpost
    by C.M. Rubin
    December 06, 2017
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Bieber Bathos Elegy
    Spike Arts Quarterly
    by Michael Kirby
    May 2016
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    When Bieber Is Your Mirror
    Hyperallergic
    by Claire Voon
    January 28, 2016
  • Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin
    Behind Felix Bernstein's 'Bieber Bathos Elegy' at the Whitney Museum
    Bullet Media
    by Yasmin Geurts
    January 20, 2016