Art History From Home: Me, Myself, and I

Tues, May 5, 2020
6 pm

This series of online talks by the Whitney’s Joan Tisch Teaching Fellows highlights works in the Museum's collection to illuminate critical topics in American art from 1900 to the present. During each thirty-minute session, participants are invited to comment and ask questions through a moderated chat.

The old genre of self-portraiture has grown exponentially in our selfie-driven age. This session will explore how, from the seemingly isolated space of the home or studio, artists including Alice Neel, Glenn Ligon, and Elizabeth Peyton, have used a range of mediums to reflect on, perform and expand our understanding of the self.

Josh Lubin-Levy is a Joan Tisch Senior Teaching Fellow at the Whitney and recently completed his Ph.D. in Performance Studies at NYU. For the past ten years, Lubin-Levy has worked as a dance dramaturg and performance curator. He currently teaches in the department of Visual Studies at the New School.

Live captioning is available for public programs and events upon request with five business days advance notice. We will make every effort to provide accommodation for requests made outside of that window of time. To place a request, please contact us at accessfeedback@whitney.org or (646) 666-5574 (voice). Relay and voice calls welcome.

Learn more about access services and amenities.

Sunrise

Sunset

A 30-second online art project:
American Artist, Looted

Learn more