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Families create artworks in Open Studio, November 2015. Photograph by Filip Wolak
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Kids explore materials in the Hearst Artspace, October 2015. Photograph by Andrew Kist
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Liz Deschenes, Green Screen #7, 2001. Chromogenic print, sheet: 49 9/16 × 66 in. (125.9 × 167.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner P.2014.12. Courtesy the artist and Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
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Kids explore materials in the Hearst Artspace, October 2015. Photograph by Andrew Kist
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Kids explore materials in the Hearst Artspace, October 2015. Photograph by Andrew Kist
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Marisol (b. 1930), Women and Dog, 1963-64. Wood, plaster, synthetic polymer, taxidermied dog head and miscellaneous items, 73 9/16 × 76 5/8 × 26 3/4 in. (186.8 × 194.6 × 67.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art 64.17a-I © Marisol / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Lorna Simpson (1960-), 2 Tracks, 1990. Three gelatin silver prints with frames and two plastic plaques, 48 7/8 × 62 9/16 × 1 11/16 in. (124.1 × 158.9 × 4.3 cm). Edition 4/4. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of Raymond J. Learsy and Gabriella De Ferrari  91.59.4a-e  © Lorna Simpson
Alma Thomas (1891-1978), Mars Dust, 1972. Acrylic on canvas, 69 1/4 × 57 1/8 in. (175.9 × 145.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from The Hament Corporation 72.58 © artist’s estate
George Bellows (1882-1975), Dempsey and Firpo, 1924. Oil on canvas, 51 1/8 × 63 1/4 in. (129.9 × 160.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney 31.95
Mike Kelley (1954-2012), More Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid and The Wages of Sin, 1987. Stuffed fabric toys and afghans on canvas with dried corn; wax candles on wood and metal base, 120 3/4 × 151 3/4 × 31 3/4 in. (306.7 × 385.4 × 80.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee 89.13a-d Art © Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, Licensed by VAGA, New York
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Hollywood Africans, 1983. Acrylic and oil stick on canvas, 84 1/16 × 84 in. (213.5 × 213.4 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Douglas S. Cramer 84.23 © 2015 The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat / ADAGP, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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