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Laura Owens Releases Over 600-page Monograph for Whitney Show

Friday, November 10th, 2017

New York – Stanley Whitney: “Drawings” at Lisson Gallery Through October 21st, 2017

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Whitney Unveils David Hammons Work for Piers

Friday, October 6th, 2017

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

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Alexander Calder’s “Activators” at Whitney Show Profiled in NYY

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

William Pope L. Wins 2017 Bucksbaum Award at Whitney Biennial

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Whitney Museum Appoints Kim Conaty as Curator of Drawings and Prints

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Whitney Biennial Artists Sees Exhibiting Artists Increasing in Value

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Whitney Facing Backlash Over Inclusion of Dana Schutz Painting

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Whitney Director Adam Weinberg Issues Statement on N.E.A. Funding

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

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

Monday, March 20th, 2017

W Magazine Profiles Curators Behind Whitney Biennial

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Jordan Wolfson’s VR Work for Whitney Biennale Profiled in Art News

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Whitney’s Jay Sanders Named Executive Director at Artists Space

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Whitney Museum Hires Rujeko Hockley and Marcela Guerrero as Assistant Curators

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

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

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Whitney to Open January 20th on “Pay-What-You-Wish” Basis

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

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

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

New York Times Previews Whitney Biennial

Friday, November 18th, 2016

David Breslin Joins Whitney as Director of Collections

Friday, September 16th, 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

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

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Whitney to Open Seven Days a Week for Summer Months

Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

November 19th, 2017

Irvings, via Art NewsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has received $80 million from trustee Florence Irving, the Art News reports.  “The Irvings have been inspirational donors in building the museum’s collections and galleries of Asian Art since 1987,” says Daniel H. Weiss, the museum’s president and CEO. “This additional gift is truly transformative for the Met, and will ensure that the legacy of scholarship, programming, and collection-building they have been so instrumental in building will continue to thrive.”
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Laura Owens Makes Statement on Protests Against 356 S. Mission Rd

November 16th, 2017

356 MissionArtist Laura Owens has penned a public statement on the current pressure her project space, 356 S. Mission, is facing from anti-gentrification activists. “Alongside the protesters’ demands to close, we have also heard the voices of artists, community groups, families, and individuals in the area who want 356 to remain open,” she writes. “In addition to urgent basic needs and facilities, people in all neighborhoods, of all ethnicities and classes, benefit from quality education and art. We do not believe that access to one should sacrifice the other in a healthy and thriving society. I have always been and remain committed to engaging in productive dialogue that results in effective actions to battle the issues facing our communities.”
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Darsie Alexander Appointed Chief Curator at Jewish Museum

November 16th, 2017

Darsie Alexander, via ArtforumDarsie Alexander has been appointed the Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator at the Jewish Museum in New York, Artforum reports. “The Jewish Museum has a remarkable collection that includes contemporary art, historical objects, material culture, and Jewish ceremonial art,” she says. “This combination allows for a lively dialogue between culturally diverse works related to Jewish identity and the groundbreaking work of artists who have shaped art history in profound ways.”
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