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Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 × 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons

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Try This! Gallery Experiments

Sat, Aug 2, 2014  11:30 AM–2:30 PM

For families with kids of all ages

Bring your family to check out these pop-up activity stations in Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Each month families will engage with works on view through discussions, sketching, and explorations of different materials.

Free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

Vik MunizPicture of Dust  (Barry Le Va, Continuous and Related Activities; Discontinued by the Act of Dropping, 1967, Installed at the Whitney Museum in “New Sculpture 1965–75: Between Geometry and Gesture,” February 20–June 3, 1990), 20002001.158a-b
Luis GispertUntitled (Three Asian Cheerleaders), 20012002.141
Danny LyonTwo SNCC Workers, Selma, 1963 (printed 1964)95.8
Mark RothkoUntitled (Blue, Yellow, Green on Red), 19542002.261
Kiki SmithPuppet, 1993–942004.26
Mary Ellen MarkThe Damm Family in Their Car, Los Angeles, California, 19872001.162
Wayne ThiebaudPie Counter, 196364.11
Ralston CrawfordThird Avenue Elevated #1, 195171.144
Steve WolfeUntitled (Study for Eggplant/Gateway 2000 Cartons), 1996–9798.10.2a-b
Berenice AbbottUntitled (Foyer of the Whitney Museum of American Art on 8th Street, NYC), 193899.4
Jared FrenchState Park, 194665.78
Claes OldenburgIce Bag–Scale C, 197172.4a-rr
Edward HopperNight Shadows, 192170.1048
Philip GustonCabal, 197781.38
Charles BurchfieldNoontide in Late May, 191731.408
Andy WarholBirmingham Race Riot, 196496.53.6a-b
Robert LongoBody of a Comic, 198491.59.2a-o
John ChamberlainVelvet White, 196270.1579a-b

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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
Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM

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