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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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Robert GoberUntitled, 1993–9494.134a-d
Gerald MurphyCocktail, 192795.188
Edward KienholzThe Wait, 1964–6566.49a-m
Edward HopperA Woman in the Sun, 196184.31
Lyonel FeiningerGelmeroda, VIII, 192153.38
David WojnarowiczUntitled (One day this kid . . .), 19902002.183
Ben ShahnThe Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti, 1931–3249.22
Christopher WilliamsKodak Three Point Reflection Guide © 1968 Eastman Kodak Company, 1968 (Meiko laughing), Vancouver, B.C., April 6, 2005, 20052006.31
Hans HaackeShapolsky et al. Manhattan Real Estate Holdings, a Real-Time Social System, as of May 1, 1971, 19712007.148a-gg
Anne TruittTriad, 19772006.33
Edward HopperArtist’s ledger—Book III, 1924–6796.210a-hhhh
Anna GaskellAs the Serpent, 19962002.104
John Singer SargentGertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, c. 191392.22
Edward HopperSelf Portrait, 1925–3070.1165
Joseph KosuthFive Words in Green Neon, 196593.42a-c
Claes OldenburgIce Bag–Scale C, 197172.4a-rr
James CasebereLandscape with Houses (Dutchess County, NY) #1, 2009 (printed 2010)2010.68
Nancy GravesCantileve, 198383.39

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