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

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

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

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Adam Weinberg Responds to Controversy Over Whitney Board Vice Chair Warren Kanders

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

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

Monday, August 27th, 2018

ACT UP Stages Protest at Whitney’s David Wojnarowicz Show

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Pace Appoints Whitney Ferrare Director of Hong Kong Space

Friday, July 20th, 2018

The Whitney to Open Major Andy Warhol Exhibition

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Whitney Curator Barbara Haskell Profiled in NYT

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Adrienne Edwards Tapped as New Performance Curator at Whitney

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Whitney Acquires 32 Works from Whitney Biennial

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Laura Owens Releases Over 600-page Monograph for Whitney Show

Friday, November 10th, 2017

New York – Stanley Whitney: “Drawings” at Lisson Gallery Through October 21st, 2017

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Whitney Unveils David Hammons Work for Piers

Friday, October 6th, 2017

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

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Alexander Calder’s “Activators” at Whitney Show Profiled in NYY

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

William Pope L. Wins 2017 Bucksbaum Award at Whitney Biennial

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Whitney Museum Appoints Kim Conaty as Curator of Drawings and Prints

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Whitney Biennial Artists Sees Exhibiting Artists Increasing in Value

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Whitney Facing Backlash Over Inclusion of Dana Schutz Painting

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Whitney Director Adam Weinberg Issues Statement on N.E.A. Funding

Tuesday, March 21st, 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

Jordan Wolfson’s VR Work for Whitney Biennale Profiled in Art News

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Whitney’s Jay Sanders Named Executive Director at Artists Space

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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RIP – Filmmaker Jonas Mekas Has Passed Away at the Age of 96

January 23rd, 2019

Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT
Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT

Film-maker Jonas Mekas, a figure who loomed large in the New York cinematic landscape, and an artist widely considered the godfather of underground cinema, has died at the age of 96.  A founder of both the famed Film Culture magazine and the still operating Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan, his energetic engagement with all aspects of filmmaking helped to nurture the careers of filmmakers like John Waters and Jim Jarmusch, among others.  “Jonas passed away quietly and peacefully early this morning,” the Film Archives wrote online. “He was at home with family. He will be greatly missed but his light shines on.”
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Protests Lead to Calls for Removing Sackler Family Name from Harvard Buildings

January 23rd, 2019

Sackler Protests, via ArtforumFollowing the continued protests against the Sackler Family, a number of politicians and activists are pressuring Harvard to remove the Sackler name from a number of its buildings, including its arts museum. The news comes a day after The Met announced it was reviewing its gift acceptance policies over similar criticism and legal threats.
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Lehmann Maupin Accuses Former Director of Stealing Trade Secrets

January 23rd, 2019

Bona Yoo, Art NewsLehmann Maupin Gallery filed suit against former director Bona Yoo, accusing the dealer of “stealing trade secrets” and altering the gallery’s files before moving on to Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York as sales director.  “Lehmann Maupin brought this lawsuit purely out of spite towards a former employee who, in Lehmann Maupin’s own words, was ‘a valuable leader at the gallery.’ Ms. Yoo intends to vigorously defend herself against her former employer’s baseless and vengeful claims,” Yoo’s lawyer, Tibor Nagy says.
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