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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Tyler Coburn on Osama by Aleksandra Mir

Sun, Aug 23, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Five

Tyler Coburn, artist and writer, will address Osama, 2007 by Aleksandra Mir (b. 1967).

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 Osama, (2007), Fiber tipped pen on paper, two parts, Sheet (each): 75 × 59in. (190.5 × 149.9 cm) by Aleksandra Mir. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Drawing Committee  2010.170a–b. © Aleksandra Mir

Installation view Osama, (2007), Fiber tipped pen on paper, two parts, Sheet (each): 75 × 59in. (190.5 × 149.9 cm) by Aleksandra Mir. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Drawing Committee  2010.170a–b. © Aleksandra Mir