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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.

Edward HopperSouth Carolina Morning, 195567.13
Jacob LawrenceWar Series: The Letter, 194651.11
MarisolWomen and Dog, 196464.17a-g
Andy WarholGreen Coca-Cola Bottles, 196268.25
John SloanBackyards, Greenwich Village, 191436.153
Jacqueline Humphries Untitled, 20092009.95
Mark RothkoFour Darks in Red, 195868.9
Mark di SuveroHankchampion, 196073.85
Janine GordonPlant your feet on the ground and propel, 20012002.161
Gertrude Vanderbilt WhitneyChinoise, 191431.79
Georgia O’KeeffeFlower Abstraction, 192485.47
Richard AvedonBill Curry, drifter, Interstate 40, Yukon, Oklahoma, 6/16/80, 198098.24
Edward BurtynskyCarrara Marble Quarries, No. 24, and No.25., 19932008.71a-b
Bruce ConnerPortrait of Allen Ginsberg, 196096.48
Robert MotherwellThe Red Skirt, 194749.3
Everett ShinnRevue, 190831.346
Terry WintersGood Government, 198485.15
Helen FrankenthalerFlood, 196768.12

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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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