Whitney Biennial 1981
Jan 20–Apr 12, 1981


The Whitney Biennial 1981 was curated by John G. Hanhardt, Barbara Haskell, Richard Marshall, and Patterson Sims.

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.


Artists

Siah Armajani
James Benning
Michael Brewster
Barbara Buckner
Jo Ann Callis
Peter D’Agostino
Benni Efrat
Robert Fichter
Kit Fitzgerald and John Sanborn
Richard Francisco
Howard Fried
Benno Friedman
Ernie Gehr
Barry Gerson
Davidson Gigliotti
Bette Gordon
Shalom Gorewitz
Larry Gottheim
Martha Haslanger
George Landow
William Larson
Peter Lodato
Mary Miss
Owen Morrel
Grant Mudford
Andrew Noren
Arthur Ollman
Leland Rice
Bruce Robbins
Sally Shapiro
Stuart Sherman
Robert Snyder
Chick Strand
Richard Thompson
Joan Thorne
Russ Warren

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