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Sketching Tour: Transforming Objects

Siblings draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Family Tours 

Sketching Tour: Transforming Objects

Sat, July 26, 2014  10:30–11:30 AM

For families with kids ages 6–10

Join us to explore Jeff Koons: A Retrospective through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create experimental sketches inspired by Koons’s process.

$10 per family (free for Family Series members or Friend-level members and higher). Registration is recommended.

Everett ShinnRevue, 190831.346
Alexander CalderVarèse, c. 193080.25
Margaret Bourke-WhiteThe Louisville Flood, 193792.58
Charles BurchfieldAn April Mood, 1946–5555.39
Robert IndianaThe X-5, 196364.9a-e
Joan JonasVertical Roll, 19722000.189
Louise BourgeoisYes, 20042005.6
Edward HopperNew York Interior, c. 192170.1200
Edward HopperA Woman in the Sun, 196184.31
Edward HopperArtist’s ledger—Book III, 1924–6796.210a-hhhh
Anne CollierWoman with a Camera (35mm), 20092011.21
Christian MarclayVideo Quartet, 20022005.171
Maurice PrendergastMadison Square, 190176.14
Andy WarholGreen Coca-Cola Bottles, 196268.25
E.V. DayBombshell, 19992002.318
William WegmanStick Figure, 19782006.72
Andy WarholUntitled (Cyclist), c. 197694.125
Edward SteichenPortrait of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 193789.7

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Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM
Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 x 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons
Free Events
11:30 AM–2:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Gazing Ball (Belvedere Torso), 2013. Plaster and glass; 71 1⁄2 x 29 7⁄8 x 35 1⁄8 in. (181.6 × 75.9 × 89.2 cm). Private collection
Member Events: Learning Series Members in the Curate Your Own Program
5:30–7 PM
Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 × 70 1⁄2 x 32 1⁄2 in. (106.7 × 179.1 × 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons
Member Events: Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members.
7 PM

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