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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Sasha Nicholas on Baptism in Kansas by John Steuart Curry

Wed, July 8, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Seven

Sasha Nicholas, scholar, will address Baptism in Kansas, 1928 by John Steuart Curry (1897–1946).

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.

John Steuart Curry (1897–1946). Baptism in Kansas, 1928. Oil on canvas, 40 1/4 × 50 1/4 in. (102.2 × 127.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney 31.159
 

John Steuart Curry (1897–1946). Baptism in Kansas, 1928. Oil on canvas, 40 1/4 × 50 1/4 in. (102.2 × 127.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney 31.159