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THE WHITNEY IS CLOSED IN PREPARATION FOR THE OPENING OF OUR NEW BUILDING in spring 2015


Designed by architect Renzo Piano and situated between the High Line and the Hudson River, the new building will vastly increase the Whitney’s exhibition and programming space, providing the first comprehensive view of its unsurpassed collection of modern and contemporary American art.

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Whitney Museum of American Art, October 2014. Photograph by Timothy Schenck
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Looking Back at _Black Male_: A Conversation with Thelma Golden, Hilton Als and Huey Copeland

Installation view of Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art (Whitney Museum of American Art, November 10, 1994–March 5, 1995). Fred Wilson, Guarded View, 1991. Photograph by Geoffrey Clements

Lectures, Talks, Readings 

Looking Back at
Black Male

Fri, Dec 12, 2014  6:30 PM

On the twentieth anniversary of her groundbreaking exhibition Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in American Art, curator Thelma Golden speaks with writer Hilton Als, and art historian and critic Huey Copeland.

Please note: This event takes place at The New School Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street.

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Jasper JohnsThree Flags, 195880.32
Edward HopperEarly Sunday Morning, 193031.426
Mark LombardiBCCI-ICIC & FAB, 1972-91 (4th Version), 1996–20002000.250.1
Kristin BakerRide to Live, Live to Ride, 20042005.107a-c
ChristoPackage on Hand Truck, 197374.74
Helen FrankenthalerFlood, 196768.12
Mark BradfordBread and Circuses, 20072008.42
Michael HeizerActual Size: Munich Rotary, 197096.137
Robert MapplethorpeCalla  Lily, 198897.103.4
Edward HopperArtist’s ledger—Book III, 1924–6796.210a-hhhh
Yayoi KusamaFireflies on the Water, 20022003.322a-tttttttt
Robert RauschenbergBlue Eagle, 19612002.259a-d
Robert RauschenbergYoicks, 195371.210
Tina BarneyThe Landscape, 198893.11
Yves TanguyThe Wish, 194963.46
Alexander CalderJuggler with Dog, 193181.23.2
Alexander CalderVarèse, c. 193080.25
Robert RymanBoundary, Box 7, 19902002.264a-e

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