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New York— Danny Lyon: “Message to the Future” at the Whitney through September 25th, 2016

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art and Whitney Teaming Up for Major Jasper Johns Retrospective

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Whitney to Open Seven Days a Week for Summer Months

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Whitney Studios Set to Open to Public

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Whitney Curator Scott Rothkopf Profiled in New York Times

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Whitney Names New Meatpacking District Complex After Leonard Lauder

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Artists Installing Guerrilla Show at Whitney Banned for Life

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

LACMA Documents Transport and Install of Stella Work to Whitney Retrospective

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

New Yorker Tours Whitney’s Conservation Department

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Adrian Searle Calls Whitney Exhibition “Best Show of the Year”

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Whitney Announces 2017 Biennial Curators

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

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

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Whitney and Centre Pompidou Announce Exhibitions of Donations from Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Adam Weinberg Notes Doubled Attendance at Whitney Since Its Opening

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Met Announces Plans for Former Whitney Building, Set to Open in May

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

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

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

The Met Considering Lucio Fontana Exhibition at Former Whitney Site

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Whitney Names New Officers to Board of Trustees

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Scott Rothkopf Taking Over as Chief Curator of Whitney

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Whitney Inaugurates New Emerging Artist Series

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Renzo Piano Unveils Handbag to Match Recently Opened Whitney

Monday, May 11th, 2015

First Lady Obama Inaugurates New Whitney Museum

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Empire State Building to Light Up with Famous Artworks for Whitney Opening

Monday, April 27th, 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
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Vincent Van Gogh Piece from Collection of Elizabeth Taylor Heads to Auction

March 21st, 2018

Vincent Van Gogh, via Christie'sA rare Vincent Van Gogh painting which formerly hung in the collection of Elizabeth Taylor will go to auction this May at Christie’s in New York, expected to sell for $35 million. “I’ve always felt that I am merely a caretaker for the extraordinary objects I’ve received,” the piece quotes Taylor. “You can’t possess radiance, you can only admire it.” 
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Sheila Hicks Profiled in New Yorker

March 20th, 2018

Sheila Hicks, via New YorkerArtist Sheila Hicks gets a profile in the New Yorker this week, as she reflects on her work and gives a tour of her studio. “You see the junk all over my studio?” she says of her cluttered studio and the practice that emerges from it. “It’s like drawing or sculpting with the scissors.”
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Former Art Basel Exec Magnus Renfrew to Launch Taipei Art Fair

March 20th, 2018

Dennis Chen, country head and head of wealth management, UBS Taiwan, and Magnus Renfrew, cofounder and director of Taipei Dangdai, via Art NewsFormer Art Basel fair head Magnus Renfrew is launching a new art fair, Taipei Dangdai, set to coincide with next year’s Taipei Biennial. “With Hong Kong, I was proud to be involved in organizing a fair that asserts itself as a global fair for the region and will remain so,” Renfrew says. “There is a big gap between Art Basel Hong Kong and other fairs in the region, in terms of quality and how they are progressing. It’s necessary to have other fairs that have real quality and don’t necessarily aspire to be the global fair for the region.” 
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