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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Nick Hallett on Water Music by John Cage

Sun, Aug 30, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Six

Nick Hallett, composer and performer, will address Water Music, 1952 by John Cage (1912–1992).

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.

John Cage (1912–1992). Water Music (detail), 1952. India ink on 10 sheets of paper with colophon sheet (Each): 11 × 17 in. (27.9 × 43.2 cm). Overall (Sight): 54 3/8 × 33 3/4in. (138.1 × 85.7 cm) Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from an anonymous donor 82.38a–k © 1960 by Henmar Press Inc., C.F. Peters Corporation sole selling agent. All rights reserved, used with permission.

John Cage (1912–1992). Water Music (detail), 1952. India ink on 10 sheets of paper with colophon sheet (Each): 11 × 17 in. (27.9 × 43.2 cm). Overall (Sight): 54 3/8 × 33 3/4in. (138.1 × 85.7 cm) Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from an anonymous donor 82.38a–k © 1960 by Henmar Press Inc., C.F. Peters Corporation sole selling agent. All rights reserved, used with permission.