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Whitney Biennial 1989
Apr 18–July 16, 1989

The Whitney Biennial 1989 was curated by Richard Armstrong, John G. Hanhardt, Richard Marshall, and Lisa Phillips.

View the full exhibition catalogue at the Internet Archive.



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“This year’s Biennial is a perplexing, frustrating affair, alternately admirable and faint-hearted.” —The New York Times

“After years as the show New Yorkers love to hate, the Whitney Biennial has finally got it right.” —The Washington Post


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A 30-second online art project:
Sara Ludy, Tumbleweeds

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