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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Silas Riener on Number 27, 1950 by Jackson Pollock

Fri, June 26, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Seven

Silas Riener, dancer and choreographer, will address Number 27, 1950, 1950 by Jackson Pollock (1912–1956).

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.

Installation view of America Is Hard to See (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, May 1— September 27, 2015). From left to right: Philip Guston, Dial, 1956 (56.44); Louise Bourgeois, Quarantania, 1941 (77.80); John Chamberlain, Velvet White, 1962 (70.1579a-b); Alphonso Ossorio, Number 14-1953, 1953 (55.8); Jackson Pollock, Number 27, 1950, 1950 (53.12). Photography by Ronald Amstutz.

Installation view of America Is Hard to See (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, May 1— September 27, 2015). From left to right: Philip Guston, Dial, 1956 (56.44); Louise Bourgeois, Quarantania, 1941 (77.80); John Chamberlain, Velvet White, 1962 (70.1579a-b); Alphonso Ossorio, Number 14-1953, 1953 (55.8); Jackson Pollock, Number 27, 1950, 1950 (53.12). Photography by Ronald Amstutz.