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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Meredith Mowder on The Complete History of Post-Contemporary Art by Josephine Meckseper

Wed, June 10, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Three

Meredith Mowder, scholar, on The Complete History of Post-Contemporary Art, 2005 by Josephine Meckseper (b. 1964).

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.

Josephine Meckseper (b. 1964). The Complete History of Postcontemporary Art, 2005. Felt pen on paper, digital print, green artist tape, taxidermy rabbit with paper and wood sign, electronic revolving display stand, acrylic sheeting plate, embossed Koran book on chrome stand, acrylic sheeting sign on metal stand, mannequin leg with thigh high sock, digital print and advertising in acrylic sheeting frame, glass bottles with liquid and inkjet labels and chrome painted lids, toilet plunger, toilet brush, newsprint, gouache on newsprint, acrylic on paper; in wall inserted mirror, glass, acrylic sheeting and wood vitrine, with aluminum frame and fluorescent lights, Overall: 63 × 98 1/2 × 23 5/8 in. (160 × 250.2 × 60 cm).  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee  2014.65a‑p © Josephine Meckseper

Josephine Meckseper (b. 1964). The Complete History of Postcontemporary Art, 2005. Felt pen on paper, digital print, green artist tape, taxidermy rabbit with paper and wood sign, electronic revolving display stand, acrylic sheeting plate, embossed Koran book on chrome stand, acrylic sheeting sign on metal stand, mannequin leg with thigh high sock, digital print and advertising in acrylic sheeting frame, glass bottles with liquid and inkjet labels and chrome painted lids, toilet plunger, toilet brush, newsprint, gouache on newsprint, acrylic on paper; in wall inserted mirror, glass, acrylic sheeting and wood vitrine, with aluminum frame and fluorescent lights, Overall: 63 × 98 1/2 × 23 5/8 in. (160 × 250.2 × 60 cm).  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee  2014.65a‑p © Josephine Meckseper