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Weekend Staff Picks: Love, Shadow Puppets & Drag Bingo

Saturday, October 26, 2013

"Don't get me wrong, he's a master of self promotion and marketing, but Banksy is all hype. I'm going to check out the Robert Indiana exhibit at the Whitney." -Melinda Woehrle

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Features

A Sneak Peek at Films in the 2012 Whitney Biennial

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

This year, in an unprecedented move, The Whitney Museum of American Art tapped two outside film curators — Ed Halter and Thomas Beard of Light Industry — to select the 2012 Whitney Biennial’s 75 films and film-related events. Learn more about the curators and watch a trailer for one of their favorite films in the Biennial, Michael Robinson's These Hammers Don't Hurt Us.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Silence Is My Breakup Album Edition

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

In this week's Culture Gabfest, Slate music critic Jody Rosen joins the Gabfest to lament the death of pop superstar Whitney Houston. Next, our critics share their personal Valentine’s Day playlists. For their final segment, Gabfesters find the lost gen

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Emily Nussbaum on the pleasures of television

Monday, November 21, 2011

Emily Nussbaum on the pleasures of television.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

A Brand New Whitney in 1969

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

WNYC

By 1966 the Whitney Museum was already in its third building on Madison and 75th Street. Listen to its then director John Baur speak only three years after that move.

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Whitney Museum Sheds Uptown Home for New Meatpacking District Digs

Friday, May 20, 2011

After 45 years on the Upper East Side, The Whitney Museum of American Art is getting ready to move from its home at Madison and 75th Street to an edgy new building designed by Renzo Piano in the Meatpacking District. After The Whitney moves out of its landmark Breuer building in 2015, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will move its modern and contemporary art in.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, December 23, 2010

WNYC

If you’re looking for something to do between the holiday food coma and the returns line at Macy’s, here are four museum exhibits not to miss, two of which are just a couple of weeks away from closing.

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Gallerina

Datebook: May 27, 2010

Thursday, May 27, 2010

WNYC

The Whitney Museum takes over downtown, abstractions made of thread and paint, sculptures that look like battlestars and the art of Chatroulette. Your guide to what's happening now.

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