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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 Announces 2017 Biennial Curators

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Whitney Announces Curators for 2014 Biennial

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Whitney 2008 Biennial Artists Announced

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Whitney Facing Backlash Over Inclusion of Dana Schutz Painting

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Jonas Wood Profiled in NYT

March 25th, 2019

Jonas Wood gives the New York Times a tour of his East Hollywood Studio, showing off a series of works from his own practice and his personal collection. “I’ve been all-in on painting since I was younger, and I realized that it was because of a lot of fear that it would all go away,” he says. “That’s not how I want to paint in the future. The pressure and psychology of that setup isn’t totally right. I would like to build bodies of work outside the calendar schedule of art fairs and shows for a little while. I love painting, and I think I can paint without having a giant carrot in front of me. I don’t think that I’m the best at painting, and I want to get better at it.”
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Serpentine Under Fire Over Pavilion Architect’s Controversial Use of Interns

March 25th, 2019

The Serpentine Gallery is facing criticism over reports that the architect for this year’s pavilion, Junya Ishigami + Associates, uses unpaid interns working 12-hour shifts. “I considered [the internship] for a second, but then later I just realized how ridiculous the terms are,” one student said of the internship. “I can’t afford to do that, considering that Tokyo is not at all a cheap place to live.”
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The Guardian Explores the Challenges and Risks of Shipping and Transporting Masterpieces

March 25th, 2019

The Guardian has a piece this week on the logistics and challenges of shipping masterpiece artworks.  “At the end of the day, you have to make your peace with that,” one conservator says of the stressful and threatening conditions that works being shipped occasionally face. “You have to think what art is for.”
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