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Whitney Museum Postpones Next Biennial to 2022

Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Whitney Museum Faces Criticism Over Show Featuring Works Purchased at Fundraiser

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

Whitney Museum Lays Off 76 Employees

Monday, April 6th, 2020

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
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LaToya Ruby Frazier Featured in NYT

March 3rd, 2021

LaToya Ruby Frazier has a piece in the NYT this week, showcasing new work and talking about her critical approach towards American culture. “I am showing these dark things about America because I love my country and countrymen,” she says. “When you love somebody, you tell them the truth. Even if it hurts.”
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MoMA Covers Architect Philip Johnson’s Name from Wall Signage Over Fascist Views

March 3rd, 2021

MoMA has covered up the name of late architect Philip Johnson on wall signs amid allegations of his fascist views. “To move forward with the exhibition thoughtfully, honoring the communities that the artists and their works represent, we feel it’s appropriate to respect the exhibition design suggestion and cover the signage with Johnson’s name outside the Architecture and Design galleries on an interim basis,” a MoMA spokesperson said. “To confront this matter, the Museum currently has underway a rigorous research initiative to explore in full the allegations against Johnson and gather all available information. This work is ongoing.”
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Italy Looks to Art to Help Combat Overtourism

March 3rd, 2021

Italy is looking to combat its crush of tourists in major cities by leasing works from the Uffizi in Florence to smaller museums and spaces around the country, CNN reports. “We already have over 3,000 works of art on display in the Uffizi — that’s enough,” Uffizi director Eike Schmidt says.
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