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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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Vik MunizPicture of Dust (Tony Smith, Die, 1962, installed at the Whitney Museum in “From the Collection: Photography, Sculpture, and Painting,” July 14, 1994–February 26, 1995), 20002001.56
Edward HopperArtist’s ledger—Book III, 1924–6796.210a-hhhh
Louise NevelsonDawn’s Wedding Chapel II, 195970.68a-m
Frank StellaDie Fahne hoch!, 195975.22
Robert MangoldThree Red X Within X, 198183.4a-c
Richard ArtschwagerDescription of Table, 196466.48
Fred WilsonGuarded View, 199197.84a-d
Hans HaackeShapolsky et al. Manhattan Real Estate Holdings, a Real-Time Social System, as of May 1, 1971, 19712007.148a-gg
Kristin BakerRide to Live, Live to Ride, 20042005.107a-c
James L. WellsLooking Upward, 19282008.168
Sarah SzeStrange Attractor, 20002001.1
Charles DemuthMy Egypt, 192731.172
Allan McCollumCollection of Two Hundred and Eighty-eight Plaster Surrogates, 1982/19892000.190a-bbbbbbbbbbbb
Walton FordVisitation, 200499.40.6
Mark RothkoFour Darks in Red, 195868.9
Edward HopperEarly Sunday Morning, 193031.426
Danny LyonTwo SNCC Workers, Selma, 196395.7
Gerald MurphyCocktail, 192795.188

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