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A terrace at sunset.
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Nic Lehoux
Visitors on the terraces.
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Nic Lehoux
A schematic of the set showing booths such as Married Men's Liars Club and Any Asshole Can Have a Kid Birthing Center

Jill Kroesen, set and character schematic for Collecting Injustices, Unnecessary Suffering, 2016


Collecting Injustices, Unnecessary Suffering

July 29–31

After an artistic hiatus of over thirty years, artist, composer, and singer Jill Kroesen returns with a new theatrical performance.

Tickets required.

A Marisol sculpture of three women, a child, and a dog
A Lorna Simpson photograph of a woman's back
A red, abstract painting by Alma Thomas
A painting of Jack Dempsey and Luis Firpo by George Bellows
Two works by Mike Kelley, a blanket with stuffed toys and a pedestal with wax candles
An abstract work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Hollywood Africans

The Whitney’s collection contains some of the most significant and exciting work created by artists in the United States during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.