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THE WHITNEY IS CLOSED IN PREPARATION FOR THE OPENING OF OUR NEW BUILDING in spring 2015


Designed by architect Renzo Piano and situated between the High Line and the Hudson River, the new building will vastly increase the Whitney’s exhibition and programming space, providing the first comprehensive view of its unsurpassed collection of modern and contemporary American art.

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Whitney Museum of American Art, October 2014. Photograph by Timothy Schenck
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Looking Back at _Black Male_: A Conversation with Thelma Golden, Hilton Als and Huey Copeland

Installation view of Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art (Whitney Museum of American Art, November 10, 1994–March 5, 1995). Fred Wilson, Guarded View, 1991. Photograph by Geoffrey Clements

Lectures, Talks, Readings 

Looking Back at
Black Male

Fri, Dec 12, 2014  6:30 PM

On the twentieth anniversary of her groundbreaking exhibition Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in American Art, curator Thelma Golden speaks with writer Hilton Als, and art historian and critic Huey Copeland.

Please note: This event takes place at The New School Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street.

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Tony SmithDie, 196289.6
Yayoi KusamaFireflies on the Water, 20022003.322a-tttttttt
Alexander CalderVarèse, c. 193080.25
David WojnarowiczUntitled (One day this kid . . .), 19902002.183
James RosenquistFahrenheit 1982 Degrees, 198282.35
Yayoi KusamaAir Mail Stickers, 196264.34
Ben ShahnThe Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti, 1931–3249.22
Peter HalleyThe Acid Test, 1991–9292.28a-d
Edward HopperArtist’s ledger—Book III, 1924–6796.210a-hhhh
Steve WolfeUntitled (Mumm/Jose Cuervo Cartons), 199496.62a-b
Andrew WyethWinter Fields, 194277.91
Louise BourgeoisQuarantania, 194177.80
Edward HopperSelf Portrait, 1925–3070.1165
Do-Ho SuhSome/One, 20012001.344
Janine GordonPlant your feet on the ground and propel, 20012002.161
Edward HopperA Woman in the Sun, 196184.31
Sue CoeAids and the Federal Government, 199091.40
Zarina HashmiCage, 19702011.9

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