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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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Willem de KooningDoor to the River, 196060.63
Adolph GottliebVigil, 194849.2
Edward HopperA Woman in the Sun, 196184.31
Mike KelleyMore Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid and The Wages of Sin, 198789.13a-e
Liza LouKitchen, 1990–952008.339a-x
Stuart DavisEgg Beater No. 1, 192731.169
Edward HopperNight Shadows, 192170.1048
Edward HopperArtist’s ledger—Book III, 1924–6796.210a-hhhh
Edward HopperEarly Sunday Morning, 193031.426
Mel BochnerTen to 10, 197277.28
Philip EvergoodLily and the Sparrows, 193941.42
Felix Gonzalez-TorresUntitled [Billboard Poster], 19892005.138
Pat SteirJuly Waterfall, 1991P.92.3
Doug AitkenElectric Earth, 19992000.145
Stuart DavisHouse and Street, 193141.3
Cindy ShermanUntitled Film Still #35, 197988.50.4
Richard AvedonBill Curry, drifter, Interstate 40, Yukon, Oklahoma, 6/16/80, 198098.24
Edward KienholzThe Wait, 1964–6566.49a-m

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