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Sketching Tour: Material Qualities

Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Family Tours 

Sketching Tour: Material Qualities

Sat, Aug 2, 2014  10:30–11:30 AM

For families with kids ages 6–10

Join us to explore Jeff Koons: A Retrospective through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create experimental sketches inspired by Koons’s process.

$10 per family (free for Family Series members or Friend-level members and higher). Registration is recommended.

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Try This! Gallery Experiments

Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 × 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons

Free Events 

Try This! Gallery Experiments

Sat, Aug 2, 2014  11:30 AM–2:30 PM

For families with kids of all ages

Bring your family to check out these pop-up activity stations in Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Each month families will engage with works on view through discussions, sketching, and explorations of different materials.

Free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

Nari WardLorraine, 19992000.316.7
Eric FischlA Visit To / A Visit From / The Island, 198383.17a-b
John MarinRegion of Brooklyn Bridge Fantasy, 193249.8
Weegee (Arthur Fellig)This man covered up with newspapers was killed in an auto accident. The driver of the car was arrested, but he put up such a terrific battle. . . cops had to put handcuffs on him., 194296.90.17
Stuart DavisOwh! in San Paõ, 195152.2
Hannah WilkeS.O.S. Starification Object Series (Curlers), 19742005.33
Mark LombardiBCCI-ICIC & FAB, 1972-91 (4th Version), 1996–20002000.250.1
Pat SteirSeptember Evening Waterfall, 19912001.322
Wallace BermanUntitled, 197191.80.2
Mary HeilmannBig Bill, 198792.26
Earl HorterThe Chrysler Building Under Construction, 193178.17
Agnes DenesIsometric Systems in Isotropic Space—Map Projections: The Doughnut, 19792001.168
Jacob LawrenceWar Series: Shipping Out, 194751.7
Georgia O’KeeffeFlower Abstraction, 192485.47
Edward HopperSeven A.M., 194850.8
Arshile GorkyThe Artist and His Mother, c. 1926–3650.17
David WojnarowiczUntitled (One day this kid . . .), 19902002.183
Carrie Mae WeemsUntitled, 199297.97.1
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Art Everywhere U.S. Launches August 4

See Eleven Whitney Works on Billboards, buses, and trains

Art Everywhere US will transform outdoor advertising spaces into a free, open-air art gallery across the country.

Events

Contemporaries at the Spring 2013 Opening Cocktail Reception. Photograph by Matthew Carasella
Contemporaries Events: Contemporaries Members
7:30 PM
Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM
Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 x 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons
Free Events
11:30 AM–2:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Gazing Ball (Belvedere Torso), 2013. Plaster and glass; 71 1⁄2 x 29 7⁄8 x 35 1⁄8 in. (181.6 × 75.9 × 89.2 cm). Private collection
Member Events: Learning Series Members in the Curate Your Own Program
5:30–7 PM
Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 × 70 1⁄2 x 32 1⁄2 in. (106.7 × 179.1 × 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons
Member Events: Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members.
7 PM
Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM
Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 x 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons
Free Events
11:30 AM–2:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Gazing Ball (Belvedere Torso), 2013. Plaster and glass; 71 1⁄2 x 29 7⁄8 x 35 1⁄8 in. (181.6 × 75.9 × 89.2 cm). Private collection
Member Events: Learning Series Members in the Curate Your Own Program
5:30–7 PM
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