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New York – David Wojnarowicz: “History Keeps Me Awake at Night” at the Whitney Museum Through September 30th, 2018

Monday, August 27th, 2018

The Whitney to Open Major Andy Warhol Exhibition

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

New York — Hélio Oiticica: “To Organize Delirium” at the Whitney Museum of American Art Through October 1st, 2017

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

New York – The 2017 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum, Through June 11th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

New York – “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016″ at the Whitney Museum Through February 5th, 2017

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

New York – Carmen Herrera: “Lines of Sight” at the Whitney Museum Through January 2nd, 2016

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

New York — Sophia Al-Maria: “Black Friday” at The Whitney Through October 31st, 2016

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

New York— Danny Lyon: “Message to the Future” at the Whitney through September 25th, 2016

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

New York – Frank Stella at The Whitney Museum Through February 7th, 2016

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

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

Friday, July 4th, 2014

New York – The Whitney Biennial Through May 25th, 2014

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

The Whitney Loans Two Edward Hopper Paintings to White House

Monday, February 17th, 2014

New York – “Rituals of Rented Island” at The Whitney Through February 2nd, 2014

Friday, January 24th, 2014

New York: Robert Indiana: “Beyond Love” at the Whitney Museum Through January 5th, 2013

Monday, October 28th, 2013

New York – David Hockney: “The Jugglers, June 24th, 2012″ at the Whitney Museum of American Art Through Sept 1, 2013

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

New York – Edward Hopper: “Hopper Drawing” at The Whitney Through October 6th, 2013

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

New York – Robert Irwin: “Black Rectangle – Scrim Veil – Natural Light” at The Whitney Through September 1st, 2013

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

New York – “American Legends: From Calder to O’Keefe” at the Whitney Museum of American Art through the end of May 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

New York – “Jay Defeo: A Retrospective” at The Whitney Museum of American Art Through June 2nd, 2013

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Members of Hip-Hop Group Das Racist Host Event at The Whitney Museum

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

New York: Wade Guyton: “Wade Guyton OS” at the Whitney through January 13, 2013

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

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

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

New York City – Richard Artschwager: “Richard Artschwager!” at the Whitney Museum and “BLPS” at The Highline, Through February 3rd, 2012

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

New York: Yayoi Kusama at The Whitney, July 12 through September 30, 2012

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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Portuguese Museum Director Resigns Over Alleged Censorship of Mapplethorpe Show

September 25th, 2018

Robert Mapplethorpe, via Art NewsThe Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, Portugal is currently embroiled in controversy, after Artistic Director João Ribas resigned over alleged censorship of a Robert Mapplethorpe show. “The proposal of the exhibition was to present the works of an explicit sexual nature in an area with restricted access, given the tenor of several exhibited works and being that Serralves is an institution visited annually by almost a million people of all backgrounds, ages and nationalities, including thousands of children and hundreds of schools,” the institution said in a statement. “The foundation considered that the visiting public should be alerted, in accordance with the legislation in force.”
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Thelma Golden Profiled in LA Times

September 25th, 2018

Thelma Golden, via LA TimesThe LA Times profiles Thelma Golden, and the work she has done to build Harlem’s Studio Museum into a landmark American institution. “Often, it makes me laugh when people who have never been to the museum would come visit,” she says.  “The two things people would often say is that they thought I’d be taller and that the museum would be much bigger.”
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Joan Mitchell Piece Expected to Break Auction Record Come November

September 25th, 2018

Joan Mitchell, 12 Hawks at 3 O’Clock, via Art Market MonitorA Joan Mitchell painting from the estate of Barney Ebsworth is anticipated to break the artist’s auction record, estimated to sell at $14 million to $16 million.  The work will hit the auction block at Christie’s New York in November.
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