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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.
Monday, January 06, 2014
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.
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?
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.
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.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Sherrie Levine's new retrospective at The Whitney, which opens on Thursday, is bound to have visitors scratching their heads.
Thursday, October 06, 2011
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.
Thursday, July 07, 2011
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.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
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.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
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.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
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.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
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.
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.