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Works on view now at the Museum

As of February 3, 2014
These permanent collection works are currently on view at the Museum. The list is updated regularly to reflect changes in the Museum galleries.

City Scene at Night, n.d.  96.60.8
Alexander Calder<br /><i>Calder’s Circus</i>, 1926–31<br />Wire, wood, metal, cloth, yarn, paper, cardboard, leather, string, rubber tubing, corks, buttons, rhinestones, pipe cleaners, and bottle caps<br />Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from a public fundraising campaign in May 1982. One half the funds were contributed by the Robert Wood Johnson Jr. Charitable Trust. Additional major donations were given by The Lauder Foundation, the Robert Lehman Foundation Inc., the Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation Inc., an anonymous donor, The T. M. Evans Foundation Inc., MacAndrews & Forbes Group Incorporated, the DeWitt Wallace Fund Inc., Martin and Agneta Gruss, Anne Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Laurance S. Rockefeller, the Simon Foundation Inc., Marylou Whitney, Bankers Trust Company, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth N. Dayton, Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz, Irvin and Kenneth Feld, Flora Whitney Miller. More than 500 individuals from 26 states and abroad also contributed to the campaign 83.36.1-95<br /><div class="artwork-caption-image-rights">© 2009 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (<a href="/Collection/RightsAndReproductions"><span class="caps"><span class="caps">ARS</span></span></a>), New York; photograph © Whitney Museum of American Art.</div> Calder’s Circus, 1926–31  83.36.1-95
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Erhard Weyhe, 1928  96.185
The Brass Family, 1929  69.255
Alexander Calder<br /><i>Varèse</i>, c. 1930<br />Wire<br />Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; 50th Anniversary Gift of Mrs. Louise Varèse in honor of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney  80.25<br /><div class="artwork-caption-image-rights">© 2009 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (<a href="/Collection/RightsAndReproductions"><span class="caps"><span class="caps">ARS</span></span></a>), New York</div> Varèse, c. 1930  80.25
Handstand on the Table, 1931  85.50
Belt Buckle, 1935  77.21a-b
Hanging Spider, c. 1940  84.41
Necklace, 1940  81.10
Constellation with Quadrilateral, 1943  80.28.1
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, c. 1947  2003.433
Sea Scape, 1947 
Pomegranate, 1949  50.6a-b
Composition, 1953  61.15
Untitled (Maquette), c. 1956  2009.65
Contour Plowing, 1974  74.91
Four Black Dots, 1974  74.94
Triumph, 1974  74.63
Menagerie, 1975  75.62
Joseph Cornell<br /><i>Celestial Navigation</i>, c. 1958<br />Box construction with wood, glasses, marbles, plaster head, painted cork ball, metal rods, nails, paper collage, tempera, and painted glass<br />Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; 60th Anniversary Gift of Estée Lauder Inc. 92.24a-k<br /><div class="artwork-caption-image-rights">Art © The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation / Licensed by <a href="/Collection/RightsAndReproductions"><span class="caps"><span class="caps">VAGA</span></span></a>, New York, NY</div> Celestial Navigation, c. 1958  92.24a-k
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Prisoner’s clothes, 1938   2008.352
Grain Elevators from the Bridge, 1942   63.22
Bikini-Test Able, 1946, 1946   61.38
Shadow on Ship’s Deck, 1947   88.35
Studies for On the Sundeck, c. 1947   88.37
Studies for Third Avenue Elevated, c. 1949   88.38
Cologne Landscape #6, 1951  71.77
Cologne Ruins, 1951   88.51
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