The Whitney invites guest artists to create events for the Whitney’s public that are an extension of and informed by their practice.
Theodora Skipitares and performance. Photograph by Oresti Tsonopoulos
December 13, 2013
On the occasion of Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama—Manhattan, 1970–1980, artist Theodora Skipitares led an evening of performance and demonstration around her practice of puppet theater.
Jennifer Tipton. Photograph by Filip Wolak
June 28, 2013
Inspired by Edward Hopper’s spectacular rendering of light, artist and lighting designer Jennifer Tipton invited visitors to explore the art of lighting through experimental demonstrations.
Whitney Biennial 2012
Model from Nicole Eisenman's Figure Drawing Atelier. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
A Wound Drawn Together workshop. Workshop participants and second from left Saul Melman. Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke
March 26–May 31, 2010
Six Biennial artists create distinctive evenings of performance, discussion, demonstration, and engagement.
Spencer Finch, Night Sky (over the Painted Desert, Arizona, January 11, 2004), 2004. Eighty-five hanging lamps and 401 bulbs, dimensions variable. Collection of the artist