Adrian Searle Calls Whitney Exhibition “Best Show of the Year”

December 16th, 2015

Critic Adrian Searle has released his list of 2015’s best shows, topped by the Whitney’s triumphant reopening exhibition America is Hard to See, noting the exhibition’s tasteful use of its museum archives and curatorial muscle.  “There is a lesson here for Tate Britain, which this year lost and gained a director. With its relentless historical timeline, the display of Tate’s permanent collection – and particularly of art since 1900 – is more than hard to see, let alone look at.” he writes. “Much remains in storage. The enormous resources of the gallery’s collection could be used to tell multiple stories, just as the Whitney is now able to do. This was both my museum – and my show – of the year.”

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