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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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H. C. WestermannAntimobile, 196669.4a-b
Tom WesselmannStill Life Number 36, 196469.151
Kiki SmithAll Souls, 1985–8791.20
James L. WellsLooking Upward, 19282008.168
Richard MisrachBomb Crater and Destroyed Convoy, Bravo 20 Bombing Range, Nevada, 198693.72
Carrie Mae WeemsUntitled, 199297.97.1
Nari WardLorraine, 19992000.316.7
Kara WalkerMistress Demanded Swift and Dramatic Empathetic Reaction Which We Obliged Her, 20002001.228
Peter HujarDavid Wojnarowicz, 198193.76
Stephen VitielloWorld Trade Center Recordings: Winds After Hurricane Floyd, 1999 and 20022003.89
Georgia O’KeeffeSummer Days, 193694.171
James Van Der ZeeMarcus Garvey Rally, 19242003.416
Richard TuttleDrift III, 196583.18a-b
James TurrellSite Plan, Roden Crater II, 199095.156
Ryan TrecartinA Family Finds Entertainment, 20042006.110
Claes OldenburgSoft Toilet, 196679.83a-b
Jeff KoonsNew Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; Double-Decker, 1981–8789.30a-v
Matt SaundersHanna and Mirror, 20032005.28

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