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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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Earl HorterThe Chrysler Building Under Construction, 193178.17
Vera LutterPepsi-Cola, Long Island City, IV: May 19, 1998, 19982000.219
Georgia O’KeeffeMusic, Pink and Blue No. 2, 191891.90
Willem de KooningDoor to the River, 196060.63
Robert MotherwellAfternoon in Barcelona, 195879.35
Jamel ShabazzUntitled (Hat Guys), 1980 (printed 2001)2010.131
Larry RiversWashington Crossing the Delaware, 196080.27
Robert MotherwellThree Figures Shot, 194481.31
Trenton Doyle HancockRememor with Membry, 20012001.229
Alexander CalderBig Red, 195961.46
Ezra StollerWhitney Museum of American Art (at night), New York City (1966), Architect: Marcel Breuer, 19662000.86
Mark LombardiBCCI-ICIC & FAB, 1972-91 (4th Version), 1996–20002000.250.1
Robert HenriGertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 191686.70.3
Elsie DriggsPittsburgh, 192731.177
Thomas Hart BentonPoker Night (from “A Streetcar Named Desire”), 194885.49.2
Jared FrenchState Park, 194665.78
George TookerThe Subway, 195050.23
Pierre HuygheA Journey That Wasn’t, 20052006.349

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