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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

Whitney Acquires 32 Works from Whitney Biennial

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Laura Owens Releases Over 600-page Monograph for Whitney Show

Friday, November 10th, 2017

W Magazine Profiles Curators Behind Whitney Biennial

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Whitney Museum Hires Rujeko Hockley and Marcela Guerrero as Assistant Curators

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

New York Times Previews Whitney Biennial

Friday, November 18th, 2016

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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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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