Open today! Experience a century of immersive cinema and art in Dreamlands. Featuring installations, drawing, sculpture, performance, painting, and new media, the exhibition surveys the work of artists who have pushed the material and conceptual boundaries of cinema. Dreamlands is the most technologically complex project [...]
In our new Whitney Stories series, artists talk about portraits from Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection. Here, Kalup Linzy discusses Duane Hanson’s work, and the crossover between performance and sculpture. Watch more on whitney.org. Powered by WPeMatico
Like the idea of having our galleries all to yourself? Join us for a before-hours tour tomorrow on Facebook at 9 am EST. Chief curator Scott Rothkopf will be discussing work on view in Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection.Installation view of Human Interest: Portraits [...]
Alison Klayman’s 2015 documentary The 100 Years Show combines verité footage from the years leading up to Carmen Herrera’s 100th birthday with interviews and archival images of her life and work. On Sunday, join us for a screening followed by a panel discussion with the [...]
A young visitor and her companion contemplate Stephen Greene’s The Shadow (1950). Greene himself wasn’t very pleased with the painting; he told the Archives of American Art in 1968, “It’s very morbid…I find it’s just a curio out of my existence.” But the work bears [...]
Scatter rocks, petals, tea leaves, bones — they will fall into patterns reflecting and reflected by stars, planetary movements, traffic, bullets, the vortex of a hurricane or arc of a single wave. What makes a locality local? How do we know the places we live? Through their negative spaces, borders, sources of light, or the details that one leaves behind to reside here awhile?