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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

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

Whitney to Open January 20th on “Pay-What-You-Wish” Basis

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

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

Saturday, November 19th, 2016
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Georg Baselitz Profiled by CBS

August 13th, 2018

Georg Baselitz at Skarstedt, via Art ObservedCBS profiles painter Georg Baselitz this week, as the artist opens his show at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. “There’s some sort of irritation, the view of them, and that’s intentional,” he says of his work. “When you’re irritated, you pay closer attention.”
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Martin Puryear to Represent US at Venice Biennale

August 13th, 2018

Artist Martin Puryear has been picked to represent the United States at the 2019 Venice Biennale, a reliable source has told ARTnews. The news was echoed publically by Jerry Saltz, who wrote on Twitter: “I glean in the tea-leaves for the next American Pavilion at next Spring’s Venice Biennale: American sculptor Martin Puryear will represent the United States. An abundant bloom.”
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Albright-Knox Makes Efforts to Expand Public Arts Program into City

August 11th, 2018

albright-knox-via-art-newspaperThe Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo gets a profile this week in CityLab, as the museum’s continued focus on public art projects has spread throughout the city. “The Albright-Knox, it’s such a big part of Buffalo. We’re the sixth-oldest museum in the country. Period. We’re the oldest museum dedicated to modern and contemporary work. We’re essentially the oldest museum in America that’s not encyclopedic, so people are really familiar with us as a cultural beacon,” says Aaron Ott, the museum’s Public Art curator. “But the public art initiative is now only on its fourth year. In the long history of the institution, we’ve started something that’s only taken up a wee little bit of it, but people have responded well to it so far.”
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