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Virtual Collection Highlights Tour: Everyday Architecture

Online, via Zoom

We’re excited to reopen and welcome audiences back to the Whitney. Before or after you visit—or even if you can’t make it to the Museum in person right now—join us for a series of thirty-minute Zoom talks to get reacquainted with our current exhibitions.

In this talk, teaching fellow Grant Johnson will discuss artworks by Nick Cave, Simone Leigh, Liza Lou, and Marie Watt featured in the collection display Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019.

Free with registration.

Option 1: Thursday, August 27
6 pm


Option 2: Monday, August 31
1 pm


Grant Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of art history at the University of Southern California and a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney. His dissertation, Sheila Hicks: Weaving to the World, traces the first critical history of the prolific weaver and pioneer of global contemporary art. An active curator, critic, and writer, he has had work appear in Artforum, Frieze, The Brooklyn Rail, Garage, and Performa, where he was a writer-in-residence from 2012 to 2014.

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A 30-second online art project:
Ryan Kuo, Hateful Little Thing

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Vaccination required. All visitors aged 5+ must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, in accordance with NYC requirements. Visitors aged 18+ must also show photo ID. Face coverings are required. Review the Whitney’s safety guidelines.