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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Frances Jacobus-Parker on Heater by Vija Celmins

Sun, May 10, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Six

Frances Jacobus-Parker, scholar, will address Heater, 1964 by Vija Celmins (b.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.

Vija Celmins (b. 1938), Heater, 1964. Oil on canvas, 47 9/16 × 48 in. (120.8 × 121.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee 95.19 © Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins (b. 1938), Heater, 1964. Oil on canvas, 47 9/16 × 48 in. (120.8 × 121.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee 95.19 © Vija Celmins