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Founded in 2011, Whitney Stories presents a behind-the-scenes look at the Museum.
Expanding on ideas explored in Laura Poitras: Astro Noise, organizers and activists describe the role of surveillance in their lives, and offer thoughts on the work that still needs to be done around privacy today.
In January, Archibald Motley’s Gettin’ Religion (1948) became the first painting by the artist to enter the Whitney’s permanent collection. In this interview, scholar and historian Davarian L. Baldwin discusses the work in detail, and considers Motley’s lasting legacy.
Two years ago when the Whitney was under construction, curator Carter Foster introduced plans for the Museum’s works on paper study center. Revisit the making of the Museum in this Whitney Stories video, originally published in April 2014.