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In this Whitney Stories video, curator Jay Sanders recalls the Museum’s history of presenting performance alongside visual art, and illuminates plans for performance at the Whitney’s new home, which opens in May with a 170-seat theater space.
The Whitney’s guards lock the front doors every evening at closing time, but on October 19, 2014, the routine resonated differently among staff and visitors.
The Whitney’s head preparator looks back on the challenges of installing Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, and discusses features of the new building that promise to ease the load on art handlers.
Curator Jay Sanders engages with these two highly enigmatic sound artists to explore some of the particularities of their work, and potential links between their respective artistic practices.