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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

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

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Protests at Whitney Museum This Weekend Call for Weapons Supplier’s Ouster

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

New York – David Wojnarowicz: “History Keeps Me Awake at Night” at the Whitney Museum Through September 30th, 2018

Monday, August 27th, 2018

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

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

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
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LA Times Investigates Specter of Debt in LACMA Expansion Plans

February 21st, 2020

A piece in the LA Times this week looks at LACMA, and the potential debt the museum is facing to pay for its new expansion plans. “My concern,”consultant Rob Hollman says, “is that they will have this unfinished building, or they will finish it, and there will be this big bill to pay.”
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Ingrid Schaffner Named Curator of Chinati Foundation

February 21st, 2020

Ingrid Schaffner is the new curator of the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Art News reports. “Donald Judd’s concept for the Chinati Foundation was curatorial: to permanently site works of art within a dynamic of exhibitions, scholarship, artists residencies, and events,” she said in a statement. “It is an honor to build on the curatorial legacy established by Judd.”
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NYT Looks Deeper into Departure of Cooper Hewitt Director

February 21st, 2020

The NYT has further info on the departure of Caroline Baumann from the Cooper Hewitt, as further investigations make her departure increasingly complicated. “I learned nothing I didn’t know, except some more details of the investigators’ cluelessness and shoddiness,” says former trustee and author Kurt Andersen, who resigned from the museum board in protest. “I still find it incomprehensible that the secretary decided these supposed infractions merited termination, and also that he didn’t seek advice from the board about this.”
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