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Whitney Curator Scott Rothkopf Profiled in New York Times

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Scott Rothkopf Taking Over as Chief Curator of Whitney

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

David Breslin Joins Whitney as Director of Collections

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art and Whitney Teaming Up for Major Jasper Johns Retrospective

Friday, July 8th, 2016

New York — “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at The Whitney Museum of Art Through October 19th, 2014

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Jeff Koons Profiled in New York Times

Friday, June 13th, 2014

New York – AO On Site: The Whitney Museum of American Art Annual Gala and Studio Party, Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

AO On Site – SculptureCenter’s Lucky Draw 2010, April 13th, 2010, Long Island City, New York

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Newslinks for Wednesday November 25, 2009

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
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David Shrigley’s Fourth Plinth Statue Goes on View in London

September 29th, 2016

david-shrigley-via-the-guardianDavid Shrigley’s installation for the fourth plinth at London’s Trafalgar Square goes on view today, a massive hand giving a comically extended thumbs up.  “It is such an ambiguous thing which you can quite easily project your own meaning on to, it could endorse something I didn’t want to endorse,” Shrigley says.  “My line is that it means whatever you want it to mean, but it doesn’t mean ‘that’.”
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Met Lays Off 34 Employees

September 29th, 2016

met-via-nytThe Metropolitan Museum of Art has laid off 34 employees, continuing its attempts to cut overhead amidst a budget shortfall.  “These are difficult decisions — we’re disappointed to be losing good colleagues — but we’re making very good progress on the process we put in motion,” Daniel H. Weiss, the Met’s president told the NYT. “Our goal was to meet the budget objectives that we have without in any way diminishing the core mission of the museum.”
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Takashi Murakami Interviewed in Complex

September 29th, 2016

takashi-murakami-via-complexTakashi Murakami is interviewed in Complex this week, as the artist opens his most recent exhibition at Galerie Perrotin in Paris, and reflects on his multifaceted career, including his work as a designer and curator.  “I don’t always enjoy curating, but I do believe it’s part of my job,” Murakami says. “It’s a good exercise for my brain, like warming up. Just focusing on my work would be so depressing! For me, curating is necessary—it’s like physical training.”
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