Member Event

Reception and Contemporaries Tours of Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

Location: Floor Five

Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patrons

Whitney teaching fellows will lead tours highlighting the interactive works in Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium. This is the first full-scale retrospective presented in the United States devoted to the innovative Brazilian artist. Filling the Whitney’s expansive Fifth Floor gallery, the exhibition charts the evolution of Oiticica’s art from his early experimental abstractions in two and three dimensions to immersive environments and interactive sculptures which aim to transform the viewer into an active participant.

A wine reception will be available before and after the tour.

Active members at the Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron level are invited to register for one of these options:

Wednesday, July 26
Option 1: 7:45 pm
Option 2: 8:15 pm

Monday, September 18
Option 3: 7:45 pm
Option 4: 8:15 pm

Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members are invited to this event. The invitation is for two individuals per membership household. Email contemporaries@whitney.org with your preferred tour time and membership ID.  

To join or upgrade, call (212) 570-7746.