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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Carol Mancusi-Ungaro on The Rose by Jay DeFeo

Mon, June 8, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Six

Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, the Melva Bucksbaum Associate Director for Conservation and Research at the Whitney, will address The Rose, 1958-1966 by Jay DeFeo (1929-1989).

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.

Jay DeFeo (1929–1989). The Rose, (1958–1966). Oil with wood and mica on canvas, 128 7/8 × 92 1/4 × 11in. (327.3 × 234.3 × 27.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of The Jay DeFeo Trust and purchase, with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee and the Judith Rothschild Foundation 95.170 © The Jay deFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 

Jay DeFeo (1929–1989). The Rose, (1958–1966). Oil with wood and mica on canvas, 128 7/8 × 92 1/4 × 11in. (327.3 × 234.3 × 27.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of The Jay DeFeo Trust and purchase, with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee and the Judith Rothschild Foundation 95.170 © The Jay deFeo Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York