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Met Museum to Expand Concerts to New Breuer Building

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is to announce its 2015-16 season Wednesday, one that will include the first performances in the newly acquired Met Breuer building.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: David Brooks, Big Weed & the New Whitney Museum

Friday, April 24, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: David Brooks (First) | How To Sell (Legal) Pot (Starts at 49:12) | The New Whitney Museum (Starts at 1:20:37)
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WQXR Blog

Whitney Museum to Get Its First Dedicated Performance Space

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Feasts for the eye can be found at every turn in the Whitney Museum of American Art's new downtown space. But museum officials want to offer a buffet for the ears too.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

David Brooks; Marijuana Business Lessons; The New Whitney

Monday, April 20, 2015

New York Times columnist David Brooks; a preview of the new Whitney Museum; your great downtowns and a marijuana entrepreneur shares the lessons he's learned in the legal pot business.

WNYC News

Jeff Koons, the Inflation Artist

Friday, June 27, 2014

The artist's major retrospective is his first in New York City, and also the last for the museum's Marcel Breuer building uptown before it moves to the meatpacking district next year.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Robert Indiana's Complicated LOVE Affair

Monday, January 06, 2014

WNYC

On this week's Weekend Edition, Robert Indiana called his iconic LOVE sculpture 'a terrible mistake', but in this 1971 conversation from the archives, he seemed much more optimistic about the work's influence on his career.

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WNYC News

Whitney Museum Downtown Puts Art on the Terrace

Thursday, June 27, 2013

After two years of construction, the Whitney Museum of American Art is showing off its new downtown home. The edgy new building designed by Renzo Piano sits on Gansevoort Street between West Street and the High Line and overlooks the Hudson River. But how does it measure up to the museum's previous digs?

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The Takeaway

The Hundred-Year-Old Modern Art Show That Changed Everything

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Next week marks the 100th anniversary of the 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art. Better known as the Armory Show, it was the first large exhibition of modern art in America. It was also the first time many New Yorkers found themselves face-to-face with the work of artists like Duchamp, Seurat, and Picasso.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Alicia Hall Moran and Jason Moran

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Musicians Alicia Hall Moran and Jason Moran begin their week-long residency at the Whitney Biennial on Wednesday. Download Jason Moran's song "Break Down," from the jazz pianist's album Artist In Residence.

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Features

Sherrie Levine's 'Mayhem': A Retrospective of The Original Fake at The Whitney

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Sherrie Levine's new retrospective at The Whitney, which opens on Thursday, is bound to have visitors scratching their heads.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, October 06, 2011

WNYC

Art works that explore the boundary between the real and the imagined, psychedelic paintings, and immersive pieces that bring the night sky (and other imagery) into the gallery space. Here's what's crackin' in the arts world in the coming week.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, July 07, 2011

WNYC

Dancing on ladders in the Meatpacking District, more than half a century of urban redevelopment at MoMA, European artists showing naughty bits on the Lower East Side and architectural sculpture meets photography out on Long Island. It's sweaty, but the art shows will go on. Here's what we're looking for in the coming week.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, June 30, 2011

WNYC

The New York photographs of an important Chinese artist and critic, the caricatures and paintings of a German-American polymath and lots and lots of mosh pits -- not to mention a 600-lb. squid. It's shaping up to be an interesting arts week in the big, sweaty city. Here's what we've got in the hopper.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, May 26, 2011

WNYC

Hacked video games and remixed Internet videos at the Whitney, topless human-animal dancers at Jonathan Levine, a look at life in Cuba at Marlborough and some '60s comix psychedelia at Andrew Edlin. Plus, a sampling of outdoor public art in the event that you don't want to spend Memorial Day Weekend indoors. Here's what's in the hopper for arts events in the coming week.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Museums on the Move

Friday, May 13, 2011

New York Times cultural reporter Robin Pogrebin discusses the plans for MOMA to take over the midtown Folk Art Museum space and for the Met to take over the Whitney's Madison Ave building.  

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, April 28, 2011

WNYC

The Whitney Museum takes a trip back to the early 20th century, Willem de Kooning's figures go on view at Pace, a British street art gets a solo in Brooklyn and an unheralded African-American landscape painter from the 19th century is given his artistic due in Catskill. There's lots going on in the NYC arts world in the coming week.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, March 10, 2011

WNYC

An exhibit that explores the art of painting and identity at the Whitney, extraordinary pre-Columbian tunics at the Met, quirky illustrations at the Jewish Museum and a temporary installation at an Upper West Side Church. Here's our guide to the best of the arts going down in New York this week.

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Gallerina

At the Whitney: It's a Small World

Friday, November 26, 2010

WNYC

In an enthralling, meticulous solo show, Sculptor Charles LeDray takes familiar objects and shrinks them to elfin proportions.

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Gallerina

This Week: Must See Arts in the City

Thursday, October 28, 2010

WNYC

Edward Hopper at the Whitney, ghostly silhouettes in Chelsea, and dance at the Judson Memorial Church. Here's WNYC's guide to what's happening now.

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Cued Up

Christian Marclay: Festival

Sunday, September 19, 2010

On Sunday, September 19 at 2 p.m., Cued Up on Q2 launches its Fall Season with performances from the Whitney Museum's Christian Marclay: Festival, a retrospective for the iconoclastic turntablist, composer and artist. The festival enlists an army of prominent experimental musicians, many of whom have collaborated with Marclay in the past, to perform and intertpret his art pieces, which often serve the dual function of both graphic score and art object.

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