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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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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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