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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Alex Kitnick on The Old Tool & Die Building by Edward Ruscha

Fri, June 19, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Five

Alex Kitnick, scholar, will address The Old Tool & Die Building, 2004 by Edward Ruscha (b. 1937).

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.

Edward Ruscha (b. 1937), The Old Tool & Die Building, 2004. Acrylic and colored pencil on canvas. Overall: 52 1/8 × 116 1/8 in. (132.4 × 295 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of The American Contemporary Art Foundation, Inc., Leonard A. Lauder, President 2005.135 © Ed Ruscha

Edward Ruscha (b. 1937), The Old Tool & Die Building, 2004. Acrylic and colored pencil on canvas. Overall: 52 1/8 × 116 1/8 in. (132.4 × 295 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of The American Contemporary Art Foundation, Inc., Leonard A. Lauder, President 2005.135 © Ed Ruscha