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The Whitney's building viewed from Gansevoort Street
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Chuck Close, <i>Lyle</i>, 1999. Oil on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art; Gift of The American Contemporary Art Foundation, Inc., Leonard A. Lauder, President. © Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery
Human Interest:
Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection

April 27, 2016–Feb 12, 2017
June Leaf (b. 1929), <i>Mother/Ballroom</i>, c. 1978 (detail). Pen and ink, fiber-tipped pen, graphite pencil, rubbing, and colored pencil on paper, 27 × 21 in. (68.6 × 53.3 cm). Collection of the artist. Photograph by Alice Attie
June Leaf: Thought Is Infinite
April 27–July 17, 2016
Liz Craft, <i>Spider Woman Black Dress</i>, 2015. Papier-mâché, mixed media, dimensions variable. Image courtesy the artist and Jenny’s, Los Angeles. Photograph © Daniel Sahlberg
Mirror Cells
May 13–Aug 21, 2016
Stuart Davis (1892–1964), <i>Owh! in San Pao</i>, 1951. Oil on canvas, 52 3/16 x 42 in. (132.6 x 106.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase 52.2. © Estate of Stuart Davis/Licensed by VAGA, New York
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
June 10–Sept 25, 2016
Virginia Overton, <i>Untitled (mirrors for Randall’s Island)</i>, 2012. Commissioned and produced by Frieze Projects New York 2012.
Virginia Overton: Sculpture Gardens
June 10-Oct 15, 2016
Danny Lyon, "Tesca, Cartagena, Colombia," 1966. Cibachrome, printed 2008. Image 25.7 x 25.7 cm (10 1/8 x 10 1/8 in.). Collection of the artist. © Danny Lyon, courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
Danny Lyon: Message to the Future
June 17- Sept 25, 2016
Hito Steyerl (b. 1966), Installation view of <i>Factory of the Sun</i>, 2015 (German Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale, 2015). Video, color, sound; 21 min., looped; with environment, dimensions variable. Collection of the artist; courtesy Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York. Photograph by Manuel Reinartz; image courtesy the artist and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905- 2016
Oct 28, 2016- Feb 5, 2017

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