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Sinister Pop

Nov 15, 2012–Mar 31, 2013

Works From the Exhibition

William Eggleston (b. 1939), Untitled, c. 1972 (printed 1980), from the portfolio Troubled Waters. Dye transfer print, 15 15/16 × 19 15/16in. (40.5 × 50.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from Marcia Dunn and Jonathan Sobel  2009.97. © Eggleston Artistic Trust, courtesy Cheim and Read, New York
William Eggleston (b. 1939), Untitled, c. 1960–1965. Gelatin silver print, 14 × 16in. (35.6 × 40.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Photography Committee, Niko Elmaleh, Lauren DePalo, The Dorothea L. Leonhardt Foundation, and Diane and Tom Tuft  2008.47. © Eggleston Artistic Trust, courtesy Cheim & Read, New York
Judith Bernstein (b. 1942), “L.B.J.”, 1967. Newspaper, fabric, found paper, charcoal, oil stick, steel wool, and tape on paper, 26 5/8 × 40 × 1 1/2in. (67.6 × 101.6 × 3.8 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Drawing Committee  2010.86. © 1967 Judith Bernstein
Edward Ruscha (b. 1937), Untitled, 1970, from Babycakes with Weights. Gelatin silver print, sheet: 4 1/16 × 5in. (10.3 × 12.7cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from The Leonard and Evelyn Lauder Foundation, and Diane and  Thomas Tuft  2004.547 © Ed Ruscha
Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929), Giant Fagends, 1967. Canvas, urethane foam, wire, wood, latex and Formica, 52 × 96 × 96in. (132.1 × 243.8 × 243.8cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art  70.44a-o. © 1969 Claes Oldenburg
Lee Friedlander (b. 1934), Shadow, 1965 (printed 1973), from 15 Photographs, 1975. Gelatin silver print mounted on paper, sheet: 15 3/8 × 20in. (39.1 × 50.8cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Jeanne and Richard S. Press  2002.463.5. © Lee Friedlander, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Peter Saul (b. 1934), Highway of Social Justice, 1965. Fiber-tipped pen, crayon, and pen and ink on paper, sheet: 40 × 56in. (101.6 × 142.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Sara Roby Foundation  84.48. © Whitney Museum of American Art
Louis Faurer (1916-2001), Viva, 1962. Gelatin silver print, Sheet and Image: 13 13/16 × 9 1/4in. (35.1 × 23.5cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Photography Committee  95.5. Courtesy Estate of Louis Faurer, Mark Faurer, Executor
Andy Warhol (1928–1987), Nine Jackies, 1964. Synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas, 59 1/2 × 48 1/4 in. (151.1 × 122.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of The American Contemporary Art Foundation Inc., Leonard A. Lauder, President  2002.273
Billy Al Bengston (b. 1934), Sterling, 1963. Oil and lacquer on composition board, 58 1/2 × 58 1/2 in. (148.6 × 148.6  cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art  69.30. Photograph by Geoffrey Clements
Jasper Johns (b. 1930), Flags, 1967–68. Lithograph, 34 5/16 × 25 1/2 in. (87.2 × 64.8 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of the artist 69.121. Art © Jasper Johns and ULAE / Licensed by VAGA, New York. Published by ULAE
Jim Nutt (b. 1938),She’s Hit, 1967. Synthetic polymer on plexiglass and enamel on wood, 36 × 24 in. (91.4 × 61 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Larry Aldrich Foundation Fund  69.101
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Installation Photography

Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
Installation view of Sinister Pop (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, November 15, 2012 – March 4, 2013).  Photograph Ron Amstutz
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