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Sketching Tour: Transforming Objects

Siblings draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Family Tours 

Sketching Tour: Transforming Objects

Sat, July 26, 2014  10:30–11:30 AM

For families with kids ages 6–10

Join us to explore Jeff Koons: A Retrospective through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create experimental sketches inspired by Koons’s process.

$10 per family (free for Family Series members or Friend-level members and higher). Registration is recommended.

Martin WongBig Heat, 198899.89
Thomas Hart BentonPoker Night (from “A Streetcar Named Desire”), 194885.49.2
Tim HawkinsonDas Tannenboot, 199496.49
Judy PfaffSupermercado, 198686.34a-y
David RathmanIt Seldom Matters, the Words You say, 20092010.4
Jeff KoonsNew Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; Double-Decker, 1981–8789.30a-v
Toba KhedooriUntitled, 199497.125.1a-c
Mark RothkoFour Darks in Red, 195868.9
Peggy BaconThe Ardent Bowlers, 193232.85
Collier SchorrHerbert: Weekend Leave (A Conscript Rated T1), Kirschbaum, 20012002.105
Kiki SmithPuppet, 1993–942004.26
William KleinSelwyn, 42nd Street, New York, 195596.64
Weegee (Arthur Fellig)Untitled (Simply Add Boiling Water), 193796.90.10
Paul CadmusTo the Lynching!, 193536.32
Wallace BermanUntitled, 197191.80.2
Ross BlecknerCount No Count, 198989.28
Romare BeardenEastern Barn, 196869.14
Kenneth NolandNew Day, 196768.18

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.


Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM
Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 x 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons
Free Events
11:30 AM–2:30 PM
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

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