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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Elisabeth Sherman on Elvin Jones by Roy DeCarava

Wed, July 15, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Seven

Elisabeth Sherman, assistant curator, will address Elvin Jones, 1961 by Roy DeCarava (1919–2009).

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.

Roy DeCarava (1919–2009). Elvin Jones, 1961. Gelatin silver print mounted on board, Sheet (sight): 12 11/16 × 8 3/4 in. (32.2 × 22.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Sherry DeCarava 2014.134 © The Estate of Roy DeCarava. All rights reserved.

Roy DeCarava (1919–2009). Elvin Jones, 1961. Gelatin silver print mounted on board, Sheet (sight): 12 11/16 × 8 3/4 in. (32.2 × 22.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Sherry DeCarava 2014.134 © The Estate of Roy DeCarava. All rights reserved.