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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Paula Burleigh on ’61 Pontiac by Robert Bechtle

Wed, June 17, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Six

Paula Burleigh, scholar, will address ’61 Pontiac, 1968–1969 by Robert Bechtle (b.1932).

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.

Robert Bechtle (1932–), ’61 Pontiac, 1968–69. Oil on canvas, 59 3/4 × 84 1/4 in. (151.8 × 214 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Richard and Dorothy Rodgers Fund 70.16 © artist or artist’s estate

Robert Bechtle (1932–), ’61 Pontiac, 1968–69. Oil on canvas, 59 3/4 × 84 1/4 in. (151.8 × 214 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Richard and Dorothy Rodgers Fund 70.16
© artist or artist’s estate