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Whitney Museum Appoints Kim Conaty as Curator of Drawings and Prints

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

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

Monday, March 20th, 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

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

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

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

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

R.I.P. Melva Bucksbaum, Vice Chair of Whitney Museum

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

First Lady Obama Inaugurates New Whitney Museum

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

New York – “America is Hard to See” the Debut Exhibition at the Newly Completed Whitney Museum, Through September 27th. 2015

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Early Reviews Praise New Whitney Museum

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Art Newspaper Takes a Look at the Soon-to-Open Whitney Museum

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Whitney Museum Announces Plans for First Show at New Location

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Whitney Museum Drastically Expands Online Database

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Whitney Museum to Remain Open for 36 Hours at End of Koons Exhibition

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Whitney Museum to Open Mondays in September for Koons Retrospective

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

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

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Alex Katz to Premiere Work in Public Art Project by Highline and Whitney Museum

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Whitney Museum Donates Studio Space to Socrates Sculpture Park

Friday, May 16th, 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

Whitney Museum Uncovers the Challenges of Digital Restoration

Tuesday, June 11th, 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

Whitney Museum Launches Site Redesign

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

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

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
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Documenta Work Faces Challenges by Far-Right Over Pro-Refugee Sculpture

August 22nd, 2017

Olu Oguibe, via DWDocumenta 14 is at the center of more political conflict this week, after a far-right German politician attacked a pro-refugee sculpture by Nigerian-born, US-based artist Olu Oguibe. Kassel city council member Thomas Materner, a member of Germany’s far-right AfD party, called the work “ideologically polarizing, disfigured art,” over its message. Curator Adam Szymczyk was reportedly “appalled” by the comments.
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Maxxi Museum Partners with Bulgari for New Arts Prize

August 22nd, 2017

Maxxi, via ArchdailyBulgari is aligning itself with Rome’s Maxxi museum to present a new prize for Italian contemporary arts, WWD reports. “The Premio Maxxi sees Italy at the center of the work of the artists involved,” says Jean Christophe Babin, Bulgari’s chief executive officer. “Supporting a prize that valorizes Italy but with significant international scope is in perfect harmony with the identity and values of a company such as Bulgari,” said Babin. “I am sure that this partnership will give new impetus to the prize.”
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London’s National Gallery Buys Bellotto Landscape for £11 Million

August 22nd, 2017

Bellotto, The Fortress of Königstein from the North (1756-58), via Art NewspaperLondon’s National Gallery has bought Bernardo Bellotto’s The Fortress of Königstein from the North (1756-58) for £11,670,000 following the deferment of an export bar on the work, the Art Newspaper reports. The piece “shows Bellotto as one of the greatest view painters of his time,” according to director Gabriele Finaldi.
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