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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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R. H. QuaytmanDistracting Distance, Chapter 16, 20102010.53
Robert GoberUntitled, 1993–9494.134a-d
Trenton Doyle HancockRememor with Membry, 20012001.229
E.V. DayBombshell, 19992002.318
Nancy GrossmanHead 1968, 196868.81a-b
Charles SheelerRiver Rouge Plant, 193232.43
Romare BeardenEastern Barn, 196869.14
Peter SaulSaigon, 196769.103
Isamu NoguchiHumpty Dumpty, 194647.7a-e
Bruce NaumanSelf Portrait as a Fountain, 1966–6770.50.9
Pat SteirJuly Waterfall, 1991P.92.3
Stuart DavisOwh! in San Paõ, 195152.2
Glenn LigonSelf-Portrait at Eleven Years Old, 20042005.11
Blanche LazzellUntitled (Abstraction), 19322000.41
Thomas Hart BentonThe Lord is My Shepherd, 192631.100
Edward HopperA Woman in the Sun, 196184.31
Lucas SamarasChair Transformation Number 10A, 1969–7070.1572
Richard SerraProp, 1968 (refabricated 2007)69.20a-b

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