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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Jack Whitten on Door to the River by Willem de Kooning

Thurs, May 28, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Seven

Jack Whitten, artist, will address Door to the River, 1960 by Willem de Kooning (1904–1997). 

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.

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), Door to the River, 1960. Oil on linen. Overall: 80 1/8 × 70 1/8 in. (203.5 × 178.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art 60.63 © artist or artist’s estate

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), Door to the River, 1960. Oil on linen. Overall: 80 1/8 × 70 1/8 in. (203.5 × 178.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art 60.63 © artist or artist’s estate