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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Avis Berman on Hammerstein’s Roof Garden by William Glackens

Sat, June 13, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor One

Avis Berman, writer and art historian, will address Hammerstein’s Roof Garden, c. 1901 by William Glackens (1870–1938).

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.

William Glackens (1870–1938). Hammerstein's Roof Garden, c. 1901. Oil on linen, 29 7/8 × 24 13/16 in. (75.9 × 63 cm).  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase 53.46

William Glackens (1870–1938). Hammerstein’s Roof Garden, c. 1901. Oil on linen, 29 7/8 × 24 13/16 in. (75.9 × 63 cm).  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase 53.46