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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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Edward RuschaHudson, Amarillo, Texas, 19622004.474
Nancy SperoHours of the Night, 19742007.25a-k
Weegee (Arthur Fellig)I Cried When I Took This Picture, 193996.90.5
Charles LeDrayUntitled/Clothesline, 199295.141
Edward HopperEarly Sunday Morning, 193031.426
Edward HopperArtist’s ledger—Book III, 1924–6796.210a-hhhh
Raphael SoyerBowery Nocturne, 193396.68.253
Milton AveryDunes and Sea II, 196091.60
Georgia O’KeeffeMusic, Pink and Blue No. 2, 191891.90
Joseph StellaThe Brooklyn Bridge: Variation on an Old Theme, 193942.15
Katy GrannanJada, Sugar Camp Road, Saxton, Pennsylvania, 20032004.397
Grace HartiganGrand Street Brides, 195455.27
Franz KlineUntitled (Study for Mahoning), c. 19512000.114
Shahzia SikanderReady to Leave, 199797.83.3
Anna GaskellAs the Serpent, 19962002.104
Frederick SommerHorse, 194599.5.1
Louise BourgeoisSpider Woman, 20052006.76
Paul ThekUntitled, 196693.14

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