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Sketching Tour: Transforming Objects

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

Family Tours 

Sketching Tour: Transforming Objects

Sat, July 26, 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.

Thomas Hart BentonPoker Night (from “A Streetcar Named Desire”), 194885.49.2
Kerry James MarshallSouvenir IV, 199898.56
Tom WesselmannStill Life Number 36, 196469.151
Bruce NaumanNo-State, 19812005.20
Jeff KoonsNew Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Blue; Double-Decker, 1981–8789.30a-v
Bill ViolaThe Greeting, 199595.261
Elise (Elise Cavanna Seeds Armitage Welton)Quasi Gyroscope, c. 193696.68.95
Charles BurchfieldIce Glare, 193333.64
Jean-Michel BasquiatHollywood Africans, 198384.23
John SloanThe Picnic Grounds, 1906–0741.34
Daniel Joseph MartinezDivine Violence, 20072008.289a-nnnn
Keith SonnierBa-O-Ba, Number 3, 196969.126
Raphael SoyerBowery Nocturne, 193396.68.253
Charles DemuthDistinguished Air, 193068.16
John Steuart CurryBaptism in Kansas, 192831.159
Jacob LawrenceWar Series: Beachhead, 194751.13
Jessica Stockholder             , 199595.182a-e
Amy SillmanHamlet, 2001–022003.306

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.


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

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