Virtual Highlights Tour of Vida Americana: Siqueiros in Los Angeles and New York

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 focusing on Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925–1945, teaching fellow Xin Wang will spotlight the work of David Alfaro Siqueiros and his connections with artists working in the United States including Philip Guston, Eitarō Ishigaki, and Jackson Pollock.

Free with registration.

Option 1: Thursday, August 27
11:30 am

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Option 2: Friday, August 28
11:30 am

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Option 3: Sunday, August 30
11:30 am

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Xin Wang is a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney and a Ph.D. candidate in modern and contemporary art at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. She has curated numerous exhibitions in the United States, Europe, and Asia, and her latest writings have appeared in Art in America, Art Agenda, and Wallpaper (Chinese edition). She is currently planning an exhibition that explores Asian Futurisms for the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City.

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