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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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Elizabeth MurrayUntitled States (I–V), 19812008.274a-e
Alexander CalderVarèse, c. 193080.25
Do-Ho SuhSome/One, 20012001.344
Peggy BaconThe Whitney Studio Club, 192531.596
John ChamberlainVelvet White, 196270.1579a-b
Robert IndianaThe X-5, 196364.9a-e
E.V. DayBombshell, 19992002.318
Joe JonesAmerican Farm, 193636.144
Jackson PollockNumber 27, 1950, 195053.12
George BellowsDempsey and Firpo, 192431.95
Christopher WilliamsKodak Three Point Reflection Guide © 1968 Eastman Kodak Company, 1968 (Meiko laughing), Vancouver, B.C., April 6, 2005, 20052006.31
Robert MangoldCurled Figure Study XIX, 20022003.191
Peter SaulSaigon, 196769.103
Edward HopperSeven A.M., 194850.8
Catherine MurphyView From the Backyard; Lexington, 1972–7373.27
Elie NadelmanTango, 1920–2488.1a-c
Charles BurchfieldNoontide in Late May, 191731.408
Anthony McCallLine Describing a Cone, 19732001.248

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