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Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 × 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons

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Try This! Gallery Experiments

Sat, Aug 2, 2014  11:30 AM–2:30 PM

For families with kids of all ages

Bring your family to check out these pop-up activity stations in Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Each month families will engage with works on view through discussions, sketching, and explorations of different materials.

Free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

Bob ThompsonTriumph of Bacchus, 196498.19
Paul CadmusSailors and Floosies, 193864.42a-b
William WegmanStick Figure, 19782006.72
Jessica StockholderUntitled, 20002000.256
Dan GrahamRock My Religion, 1982–842000.170
Steve WolfeUntitled (In Cold Blood), 199292.115
Federico CastellónThe Dark Figure, 193842.3
Georgia O’KeeffeMusic, Pink and Blue No. 2, 191891.90
Ad ReinhardtAbstract Painting, Red, 195298.16.1
Larry ClarkUntitled, 196892.111.2
Ralston CrawfordSteel Foundry, Coatesville, Pa., 1936–3737.10
Jeff KoonsNew Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; Double-Decker, 1981–8789.30a-v
Georgia O’KeeffeNo. 8—Special (Drawing No. 8), 191685.52
Alice NeelAndy Warhol, 197080.52
Robert MangoldCurled Figure Study XIX, 20022003.191
Pat SteirMilky Way, 20002001.22
Andy WarholBirmingham Race Riot, 196496.53.6a-b
Edward BurtynskyCarrara Marble Quarries, No. 24, and No.25., 19932008.71a-b

Art Everywhere U.S. Launches August 4

See Eleven Whitney Works on Billboards, buses, and trains

Art Everywhere US will transform outdoor advertising spaces into a free, open-air art gallery across the country.


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
Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM

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