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New York – Rachel Harrison: “Life Hack” at the Whitney Museum Through January 12th, 2020

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Whitney Museum Receives $1 Million Grant from Keith Haring Foundation

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards to Curate 2021 Whitney Biennial

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Whitney Breaks Ground on Monumental David Hammons Sculpture

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Artist Nicholas Galanin on Pulling Work from Whitney Biennial

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Tiona Nekkia McClodden Wins Whitney’s Bucksbaum Award

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Forensic Architecture and Its Contributions to Whitney Biennial Profiled in Daily Beast

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Warren Kanders Resigns from Position as Vice Chair at Whitney

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

More Artists Withdraw from Whitney Biennial

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Four Arts in Whitney Biennial Withdraw Work

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Artists and Curators Publish Piece Regarding Whitney Biennial Controversies

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

NYT Posts Map of Artists’ Homes from This Year’s Whitney Biennial and Those Past

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Donna De Salvo to Leave Whitney

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

AO On-Site – New York: The 2019 Whitney Biennial, May 17–Sep 22, 2019

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Indigenous Womxn’s Collective Stages Protest at Whitney

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

NYT Spotlights Artists and Politics of Whitney Biennial

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Whitney Biennial Artists Call for Removal of Warren B. Kanders from Board

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Whitney Launches Site Dedicated to Past Versions of Biennial

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Whitney Museum Has Added 300 Works to Collection Over Last Six Months

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Academics Publish Open Letter Calling for Ouster of Whitney’s Board Vice-Chair Warren Kanders

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Decolonize This Place Launches Ambitious Protest at Whitney

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Joe Mantello and Stanley Whitney Sit Down in NYT Interview

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Activist Group W.A.G.E. Calls on Whitney Biennial Participants to Demand Pay After Recent Museum Controversies

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

New York – Stanley Whitney: “In the Color” at Lisson Gallery Through December 21st, 2018

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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D.C. Officials Push for More Diverse Selection of Monuments in City

January 24th, 2020

Officials in Washington, D.C. are looking to incorporate more diverse historical monuments into the city’s fabric, Art News reports, with legislation proposing new monuments to historically resonant women and people of color.  “This legislation aims to properly recognize and honor remarkable persons who left indelible marks on society: men, women, and migrants,” says Kenyan McDuffie, the councilmember. “These bills aim to channel an important dialogue carrying around our country to reconcile symbols and monuments that have often complicated, and in some cases blatantly racist, history behind them.”
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The Shed Voluntarily Recognizes Employee Unionization

January 24th, 2020

The Shed will recognize its employees’ union voluntarily, Artforum reports.  “The Shed fully supports our talented and hard-working visitor experience staff in their decision to organize,” says Maryann Jordan, the institution’s chief operating officer. “We welcome UAW Local 2110 and anticipate forging a constructive relationship with their representatives as we have done with the several other unions already in place at The Shed.”
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Florida Court Blocks Yayoi Kusama ‘Infinity Room’ from Leaving Miami-Dade County

January 24th, 2020

A Florida court has put a temporary block on a Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room at the center of the controversy around dealer Inigo Philbrick, preventing the work from leaving Miami-Dade County.  “Without an injunction, FAP [Fine Art Partners] will lose the ability to be made whole because it will lose a unique, one-of-a-kind work,” says Valerie R. Manno, a judge in Miami-Dade County’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, wrote in the temporary injunction issued on Wednesday. “An injunction will allow FAP to litigate its case without fear that the Kusama will disappear into the night.”
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