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Artport

Artport is the Whitney Museum’s portal to Internet art and an online gallery space for commissions of net art and new media art. Originally launched in 2002, Artport provides access to original art works commissioned specifically for artport by the Whitney; documentation of net art and new media art exhibitions at the Whitney; and new media art in the Museum’s collection.

Screenshot from The World’s First Collaborative Sentence
Screenshot from The World’s First Collaborative Sentence
Screenshot from The World’s First Collaborative Sentence
Screenshot from The World’s First Collaborative Sentence
Screenshot from The World’s First Collaborative Sentence

The World’s First Collaborative Sentence, created by Douglas Davis for a survey exhibition of his work in 1994 and donated to the Whitney in 1995, is a “classic” of Internet art. Allowing users to contribute to a never-ending sentence, it anticipated today’s blog environments and ongoing posts.

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Commissions

The Commissions section provides access to original works of art commissioned specifically for Artport by the Whitney.

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Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise/Sunset is a series of Internet art projects commissioned by the Whitney specifically for whitney.org to mark sunset and sunrise in New York City every day.

America’s Got No Talent

“America’s Got No Talent” is a web-based software project by Jonah Brucker-Cohen and Katherine Moriwaki that synthesizes and processes the steady stream of Twitter feeds for several American reality television shows.

JODI, “goodmorning goodnight,” launched February 27, 2013
JODI, “goodmorning goodnight,” launched February 27, 2013
Jonah Brucker-Cohen and Katherian Moriwaki, America’s Got No Talent, launched February 13, 2011
Jonah Brucker-Cohen and Katherian Moriwaki, America’s Got No Talent, launched February 13, 2011
Ursula Endlicher, “Light and Dark Networks,” launched December 15, 2011.
Ursula Endlicher, “Light and Dark Networks,” launched December 15, 2011.
Scott Snibbe, Tripolar, launched January 20, 2011
Scott Snibbe, Tripolar, launched January 20, 2011
Ecoarttech, Untitled Landscape #5, launched November 12, 2009
Ecoarttech, Untitled Landscape #5, launched November 12, 2009
Stephanie Rothenberg, Outlook: Untitled, launched March 30, 2010
Stephanie Rothenberg, Outlook: Untitled, launched March 30, 2010
R. Luke Dubois, So many journeys may the sun and moon, launched March 10, 2011
R. Luke Dubois, So many journeys may the sun and moon, launched March 10, 2011
Screenshot of CLICKISTAN, launched December 2, 2010
Screenshot of CLICKISTAN, launched December 2, 2010
Screenshot of Andy Deck’s Screening Circle, launched March 22, 2006
Screenshot of Andy Deck’s Screening Circle, launched March 22, 2006
Screenshot of Marc Lafia and Fang-Yu Lin’s The Battle of Algiers, launched March 1, 2006
Screenshot of Marc Lafia and Fang-Yu Lin’s The Battle of Algiers, launched March 1, 2006
Screenshot of The Dumpster by Golan Levin, Kamal Nigam, and Jonathan Feinberg, launched February 14, 2006
Screenshot of The Dumpster by Golan Levin, Kamal Nigam, and Jonathan Feinberg, launched February 14, 2006
Jennifer Crowe and Scott Paterson, Follow Through, December 1, 2005–January 29, 2006
Jennifer Crowe and Scott Paterson, Follow Through, December 1, 2005–January 29, 2006
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Artport is a Work in Progress

We are currently working to conserve and integrate the digital artworks featured in Artport, which was first launched in 2002. 

Gate Pages

The Gate Pages were commissioned from 2001–2006 to provide entry points to Internet artists’ projects and websites. Each month, an artist was invited to present their work in the form of a gate page with links to the artist’s site and most important works.

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Exhibitions

An archive of all New Media exhibitions at the Whitney.

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