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Introducing the 2017 Whitney Biennial (Part 1)

The 2017 Whitney Biennial, the seventy-eighth installment of the longest-running survey of American art, arrives at a time rife with racial tensions, economic inequities, and polarizing politics. In the first film in a three-part series, learn about the Biennial's history and hear from artists and curators about what the exhibition represents today.

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A 30-second online art project:
LaTurbo Avedon, Morning Mirror / Evening Mirror

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