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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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Claes OldenburgBraselette, 196191.34.5
Jasper JohnsThree Flags, 195880.32
Walker EvansUntitled (Subway Portrait), New York City, c. 1939–4197.98.2
James Van Der ZeeMarcus Garvey Rally, 19242003.416
Barnett NewmanThe Promise, 19492000.338
Joan JonasVertical Roll, 19722000.189
Mark LombardiBCCI-ICIC & FAB, 1972-91 (4th Version), 1996–20002000.250.1
Michal RovnerDecoy #3, 199197.88
Paul ThekUntitled, 196693.14
Kara WalkerMistress Demanded Swift and Dramatic Empathetic Reaction Which We Obliged Her, 20002001.228
Edward HopperArtist’s ledger—Book III, 1924–6796.210a-hhhh
Alexander CalderSuitcase filled with elements from Calder’s Circus, 1926–3183.36.65a-c
Peter SaulSaigon, 196769.103
Sherrie Levine“La Fortune” (After Man Ray: 4), 199092.1a-h
Elad LassryChilean Flamingo, 90028, 20072008.194a-b
Nam June PaikV-yramid, 198282.11
Robert IndianaThe X-5, 196364.9a-e
Louise BourgeoisPink Days and Blue Days, 199797.101a-s

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