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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Judith Rodenbeck on Archaeological Find, Number 9 by Raphael Montañez Ortiz

Mon, Aug 17, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Six

Judith Rodenbeck, scholar, will address Archaeological Find, Number 9, 1964 by Raphael Montañez Ortiz (b. 1934).

Named in honor of the Whitney’s new address, 99 Gansevoort Street, 99 Objects is a series of in-gallery programs focusing on individual works of art from the Museum’s collection on view in America Is Hard to See. Speakers include artists, writers, Whitney curators and educators, and an interdisciplinary group of scholars. Programs take place daily.

Free with Museum admission.

Raphael Montañez Ortiz (b. 1934), Archaeological Find, Number 9, 1964. Wood, steel, plastic glues, rope, fabric and horse hair, 76 3/4 × 66 3/4 × 22 in. (195 × 169.6 × 55.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of George and Lillian Schwartz 65.33 © Raphael Montañez Ortiz

Raphael Montañez Ortiz (b. 1934), Archaeological Find, Number 9, 1964. Wood, steel, plastic glues, rope, fabric and horse hair, 76 3/4 × 66 3/4 × 22 in. (195 × 169.6 × 55.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of George and Lillian Schwartz 65.33 © Raphael Montañez Ortiz