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99 Objects:
May 9, 2015
Gregg Bordowitz on Rückenfigur by Glenn Ligon 

Gregg Bordowitz addresses Glenn Ligon’s Rückenfigur (2009)
Gregg Bordowitz addresses Glenn Ligon’s Rückenfigur (2009)
Gregg Bordowitz in front of Rückenfigur
Gregg Bordowitz in front of Rückenfigur
Gregg Bordowitz speaks about Glenn Ligon’s work
Gregg Bordowitz speaks about Glenn Ligon’s work

Gregg Bordowitz, artist and writer, addresses Rückenfigur, 2009 by Glenn Ligon (b. 1960). 

Named in honor of the Whitney’s new address, 99 Gansevoort Street, 99 Objects is a series of in-gallery programs focusing on individual works of art from the Museum’s collection on view in America Is Hard to See. Speakers include artists, writers, Whitney curators and educators, and an interdisciplinary group of scholars.

99 Objects audio guide playlist

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Listen to selections from the in-gallery programs series named in honor of the Whitney’s new address, 99 Gansevoort Street. Artists, writers, Whitney curators and educators, and an interdisciplinary group of scholars focus on individual works of art from the Museum’s collection on view in America Is Hard to See.

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1. May 9, 2015
Gregg Bordowitz on Rückenfigur by Glenn Ligon
2. May 10, 2015
Frances Jacobus-Parker on Heater by Vija Celmins
3. May 13, 2015
Catherine Taft on DRAWING RESTRAINT 7 by Matthew Barney
4. May 14, 2015
LaToya Ruby Frazier on Pittsburgh by Elsie Driggs
5. May 15, 2015
Park McArthur on “Untitled” (Love Letter From The War Front) by Felix Gonzalez-Torres
6. May 16, 2015
Claire Barliant on Playboys (Feminist Movement) by Lutz Bacher
7. May 17, 2015
Jennie Goldstein on Trisha Brown Co. at the Whitney Museum 1971–The Rehearsal by Walter Gutman
8. May 18, 2015
Veronica Roberts on Wall Structure by Sol LeWitt
9. May 20, 2015
Carter Foster on African Dancer by Richmond Barthé
10. May 22, 2015
Byron Kim on Abstract Painting by Ad Reinhardt
11. May 23, 2015
Rachel Churner on Shapolsky et al. Manhattan Real Estate Holdings, a Real-Time Social System, as of May 1, 1971 by Hans Haacke
12. May 24, 2015
Dushko Petrovich on Plum Nellie, Sea Stone by Robert Reed
13. May 27, 2015
David Kiehl on Free Man’s Duties by Hugo Gellert
14. May 28, 2015
Jack Whitten on Door to the River by Willem de Kooning
15. May 29, 2015
Adrienne Edwards on Food for the Spirit by Adrian Piper
16. May 30, 2015
Anna Katz on Untitled, 1961 by Lee Bontecou
17. June 1, 2015
Dana Miller on Blanco y Verde by Carmen Herrera
18. June 3, 2015
Marci Kwon on Rose Castle by Joseph Cornell
19. June 4, 2015
Matana Roberts on No Title by Eva Hesse
20. June 5, 2015
Jane Panetta on Achilles Heel by Nicole Eisenman
21. June 6, 2015
Marvin J. Taylor on Big Heat by Martin Wong
22. June 7, 2015
Robert Slifkin on The Evil New War God by H.C. Westermann
23. June 8, 2015
Carol Mancusi-Ungaro on The Rose by Jay DeFeo
24. June 10, 2015
Meredith Mowder on The Complete History of Postcontemporary Art by Josephine Meckseper
25. June 11, 2015
Linda Norden on Untitled by Jordan Wolfson
26. June 12, 2015
Megan Heuer on Boat Composite by I. Rice Pereira
27. June 13, 2015
Avis Berman on Hammerstein’s Roof Garden by William Glackens
28. June 14, 2015
Maika Pollack on PORTRAIT OF ALLEN GINSBERG by Bruce Conner
29. June 15, 2015
Eleonora Nagy on Walk, Don’t Walk by George Segal
30. June 17, 2015
Paula Burleigh on ’61 Pontiac by Robert Bechtle
31. June 18, 2015
Rafael Sánchez on Untitled by Mark Morrisroe
32. June 19, 2015
Alex Kitnick on The Old Tool & Die Building by Ed Ruscha
33. June 24, 2015
Elizabeth Buhe on Five by Thomas Downing
34. June 25, 2015
Reinhard Bek on V-yramid by Nam June Paik
35. June 26, 2015
Silas Riener on Number 27, 1950 by Jackson Pollock
36. June 28, 2015
João Enxuto and Erica Love on Day One by Barnett Newman
37. June 29, 2015
Adam Weinberg on Early Sunday Morning by Edward Hopper
38. July 1, 2015
Elisabeth Sussman on The Ballad of Sexual Dependency by Nan Goldin
39. July 2, 2015
Lauren O’Neill Butler on JULY 4, 1967 by On Kawara
40. July 29, 2015
Laura Phipps on Madonna and Child by Allen D’Arcangelo
41. July 10, 2015
Nick Mauss on Sun by Florine Stettheimer
42. July 11, 2015
Ken Okiishi on Hemlock by Joan Mitchell
43. July 12, 2015
Mark Joshua Epstein on Bread and Circuses by Mark Bradford
44. July 13, 2015
Flora Miller Biddle on Head for Titanic Memorial by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
45. July 15, 2015
Elisabeth Sherman on Elvin Jones by Roy DeCarava
46. July 16, 2015
Lori Cole on The Critic by Arthur Dove
47. July 18, 2015
Emily Liebert on Untitled Film Still #14 by Cindy Sherman
48. July 19, 2015
Diedra Harris-Kelley on Eastern Barn by Romare Bearden
49. July 20, 2015
Matthew Israel on Saigon by Peter Saul
50. July 22, 2015
Stuart Horodner on Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Jack Whitten
51. July 23, 2015
Caitlin Keogh on Number 5 by Marsden Hartley
52. July 24, 2015
Donna De Salvo on Before and After, 4 by Andy Warhol
53. July 25, 2015
Andrew Uroskie on Form Phases IV by Robert Breer
54. July 26, 2015
Nicholas Robbins on Large Gold Knot: 1 by Sherrie Levine
55. July 31, 2015
Aruna D’Souza on Istrian River Lady by Christina Ramberg
56. August 2, 2015
Jen Kennedy and Liz Linden on Diver by Andreas Feininger
57. August 3, 2015
Scott Rothkopf on Racing Thoughts by Jasper Johns
58. August 5, 2015
Mia Curran on Drawing for Conspirators by Philip Guston
59. August 7, 2015
Andrew Weiner on Neon Corner by Rafael Ferrer
60. August 8, 2015
Claudia La Rocco on 1st Light by Paul Chan
61. August 10, 2015
Matthew Skopek on Mahoning by Franz Kline
62. August 12, 2015
Prem Krishnamurthy on Don’t Eat Grapes by Milton Glaser
63. August 13, 2015
Lucie Steinberg on Untitled, 1989 by David Wojnarowicz, (1954-1992)
64. August 14, 2015
Susan Laxton on Metal Laboratory Objects by Man Ray
65. August 15, 2015
Julian Myers-Szupinska on Pat Whalen by Alice Neel
66. August 16, 2015
Joanna Szupinska-Myers on Office Interior, Whitney Studio Club, 10 West 8 Street by Charles Sheeler
67. August 17, 2015
Judith Rodenbeck on Archaelogical Find, Number 9 by Raphael Montañez Ortiz
68. August 21, 2015
Soyoung Yoon on Air Mail Stickers by Yayoi Kusama
69. August 22, 2015
Lauren Haynes on Mars Dust by Alma Thomas
70. August 23, 2015
Tyler Coburn on Osama by Aleksandra Mir
71. August 24, 2015
Erica Cooke on Untitled by Donald Judd
72. August 26, 2015
Cheryl Finley on Untitled, 1969 by Malcolm Bailey
73. August 26, 2015
Margot Norton on Fear of Nothing by Sarah Charlesworth
74. August 27, 2015
Claire Henry on Green Coca-Cola Bottles by Andy Warhol
75. August 28, 2015
Sarah Hamill on Hudson River Landscape by David Smith
76. August 30, 2015
Nick Hallett on Water Music by John Cage
77. August 31, 2015
Alhena Katsof on Quarantania by Louise Bourgeois
78. September 2, 2015
Chrissie Iles on Thrust by Earl Reiback
79. September 3, 2015
Andrea Geyer on Juliana Force at the Whitney Studio Club by Guy Pène du Bois
80. September 3, 2015
Katy Siegel on The Seasons by Lee Krasner
81. September 5, 2015
Jay Sanders on Hardcore by Walter De Maria