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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Dana Miller on Blanco y Verde by Carmen Herrera

Mon, June 1, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Six

Dana Miller, Richard DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection, will address Blanco y Verde, 1959 by Carmen Herrera (b.1915).

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.

Carmen Herrera (b. 1915). Blanco y Verde, 1959. Acrylic on canvas, 68 1/8 × 60 1/2in. (173 × 153.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee 2014.63 © Carmen Herrera; courtesy Lisson Gallery, London

Carmen Herrera (b. 1915). Blanco y Verde, 1959. Acrylic on canvas, 68 1/8 × 60 1/2in. (173 × 153.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee 2014.63 © Carmen Herrera; courtesy Lisson Gallery, London