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Jeff Koons has referred to works such as New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; Double-Decker (1981–87) as “. . . breathing machines. Many aspects of them are anthropomorphic that relate to an individual.” Find works of art in the Whitney’s online collection that have anthropomorphic qualities. With your students discuss how these works might be anthropomorphic.
The Whitney’s collection—comprising more than 20,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, films, videos, and new media by more than 3,000 artists—contains some of the most significant and exciting work created by artists in the United States during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.