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Signs & Symbols:
Audio guide stop for Aaron Siskind 

Aaron Siskind (1903–1991), New York 2, 1951. Gelatin silver print, 19 7/8 × 16in. (50.5 × 40.6cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Ronay and Richard L. Menschel in honor of Leonard A. Lauder 99.66.1. Photograph by Robert Gerhardt
Aaron Siskind (1903–1991), New York 2, 1951. Gelatin silver print, 19 7/8 × 16in. (50.5 × 40.6cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Ronay and Richard L. Menschel in honor of Leonard A. Lauder 99.66.1. Photograph by Robert Gerhardt
Aaron Siskind (1903–1991), Untitled, 1949. Gelatin silver print, Sheet and Image: 13 3/8 × 10 3/8in. (34 × 26.4cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Alice and Leo Yamin 92.50. Photograph by Robert Gerhardt
Aaron Siskind (1903–1991), Untitled, 1949. Gelatin silver print, Sheet and Image: 13 3/8 × 10 3/8in. (34 × 26.4cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Alice and Leo Yamin 92.50. Photograph by Robert Gerhardt
Aaron Siskind (1903–1991), New York 7, 1950. Gelatin silver print, 10 7/8 × 13 7/8in. (27.6 × 35.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Photography Committee 96.63. Photograph by Robert Gerhardt
Aaron Siskind (1903–1991), New York 7, 1950. Gelatin silver print, 10 7/8 × 13 7/8in. (27.6 × 35.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Photography Committee 96.63. Photograph by Robert Gerhardt
Aaron Siskind (1903–1991), Martha’s Vineyard 5, 1949, (printed later). Gelatin silver print, 13 7/8 × 11in. (35.2 × 27.9cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Manny and Skippy Gerard 2003.401. Photograph by Robert Gerhardt
Aaron Siskind (1903–1991), Martha’s Vineyard 5, 1949, (printed later). Gelatin silver print, 13 7/8 × 11in. (35.2 × 27.9cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Manny and Skippy Gerard 2003.401. Photograph by Robert Gerhardt

Signs & Symbols audio guide playlist

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This audio guide highlights selected works from the exhibition Signs & Symbols, focusing on the development of American abstraction after World War II.

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1. Audio guide stop for Introduction to Signs & Symbols
2. Audio guide stop for Louise Bourgeois, One and Others, 1955
3. Audio guide stop for Mark Tobey, Universal Field, 1949
4. Audio guide stop for Will Barnet, Male and Female, 1954
5. Audio guide stop for Steve Wheeler, Laughing Boy Rolling, 1946
6. Audio guide stop for Forrest Bess, Drawings, 1957
7. Audio guide stop for Mark Rothko, Agitation of the Archaic, 1944
8. Audio guide stop for Adolph Gottlieb, Vigil, 1948
9. Audio guide stop for Aaron Siskind
10. Audio guide stop for Alexander Calder, The Brass Family, 1929
11. Audio guide stop for Jackson Pollock, Untitled, c. 1939–42
12. Audio guide stop for Richard Pousette-Dart, The Magnificent, 1950–51
13. Audio guide stop for Isamu Noguchi, The Gunas, 1946
14. Audio guide stop for Alfred Jensen, A Perfect Equal Area I, 1960
15. Audio guide stop for Jasper Johns, White Target, 1957