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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Diedra Harris-Kelley on Eastern Barn by Romare Bearden

Sun, July 19, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Six

Diedra Harris-Kelley, Director of the Romare Bearden Foundation, will address Eastern Barn, 1968 by Romare Bearden (1911–1988).

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.

Romare  Bearden (1911–1988). Eastern Barn, 1968. Collage, 55 3/4 × 43 15/16 in. (141.6 × 111.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase 69.14 Art © Romare Bearden Foundation, licensed by VAGA, New York

Romare  Bearden (1911–1988). Eastern Barn, 1968. Collage, 55 3/4 × 43 15/16 in. (141.6 × 111.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase 69.14 Art © Romare Bearden Foundation, licensed by VAGA, New York