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

Monday, May 20th, 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

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

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Whitney Acquires 32 Works from Whitney Biennial

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

William Pope L. Wins 2017 Bucksbaum Award at Whitney Biennial

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Whitney Biennial Artists Sees Exhibiting Artists Increasing in Value

Friday, May 5th, 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

New York Times Previews Whitney Biennial

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Whitney Biennial Puts Transgender Voices in Spotlight

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Charlemagne Palestine on His First Whitney Biennial Installation

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

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

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Whitney Biennial Welcomes Sculptor Michelle Grabner as Curator

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

New York Times Previews Whitney Biennial, Opening Next Week

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Anthony Elms, Whitney Biennial Curator, Profiled in NYT

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

2014 Whitney Biennial Announces Artist List

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Charles Atlas Performance at Whitney Biennial, April 20–21, 2012

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

AO On Site: The 76th Whitney Biennial 2012 VIP Pre-Show and Overview at the Whitney Museum through May 27, 2012

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

AO Onsite – The Whitney Biennial: 2010 opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art on the Upper East Side in New York

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

AO Breaking News: Artists Announced for 2010 Whitney Biennial in New York

Friday, December 11th, 2009

AO On Site: WHITNEY BIENNIAL 2008

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Round-Up: The Whitney Biennial Opens in New York, Spills into the Armory

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Whitney Launches Site Dedicated to Past Versions of Biennial

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
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Art News Charts Acquisitions and Sales Speculations Among Mega-Galleries

May 22nd, 2019

A piece in Art News notes the increased pace of acquisition of artists and artists’ estates by Hauser & Wirth of late, and looks at the sizes and purported earnings of each of the mega-galleries. “Gagosian was reputed to gross the most: roughly $1 billion a year,” says writer Michael Shnayerson. “The others were said to be closer to $250 million each, but claimed to do better.”
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Brooklyn Academy of Music Workers Move to Unionize

May 22nd, 2019

Administrative workers and cinema staff at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York are trying to unionize, Artforum reports. “We are here because we believe in BAM’s mission,” the new union’s Twitter account posted last month. “Through unionization, we raise our morale, pride, and job satisfaction. Our union will make BAM stronger, more democratic, and more sustainable. BAM is a cultural institution that stands for freedom of expression, innovation, and open dialogue. However, as administrative staff, we need a truly powerful voice of our own in our workplace.”
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Knight Foundation Gives $1.7 Million to PBS

May 22nd, 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given a $1.7 million gift to PBS, Art News reports. “This initiative raises the visibility of artists working across the U.S., north to south and east to west, in cities large and small,”says Victoria Rogers, the Knight Foundation’s vice president for arts. “Through its iconic national programming and expanded digital presence, PBS NewsHour’s Canvas elevates art as national news, bringing arts directly to millions of people on their screens big and small.”
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