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Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Philip Guston, Painter III, 1963, oil on canvas. PRIVATE COLLECTION, LONDON/PRIVATE COLLECTION, LONDON

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Artists Features ,
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The Composer: Mary Heilmann’s Rhythmic Abstractions Find Their Place in the Sun

Some little girls want to be movie stars, some long to be prima ballerinas. Not Mary Heilmann. As a child, she prayed for sainthood. “I used to dream that I was thrown to lions in the Coliseum,” said the artist. … Read More


Reviews
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Cutting a Fine Figure: Around New York

On shows at the Whitney Museum, Hester, Subal, Feuer/Mesler, Beauchene, Hanley, Luxembourg & Dayan, Zwirner, and Canada Read More


Artists
Viewer looking at a document in Disposition Matrix, 2016.

COURTESY THE WHITNEY

‘We Could Be Doing Something Differently Every Moment’: Laura Poitras on Her Whitney Show, ‘Astro Noise’

Laura Poitras became an overnight phenomenon with the release of Citizenfour, the 2014 documentary on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, which won her both an Oscar and a shared Pulitzer for Public Service with journalist and collaborator Glenn Greenwald. Following My Country, My … Read More


Artists
Frank Stella, Das Erdbeben in Chili [N#3], 1999.

COURTESY THE WHITNEY

‘This Person Is Multiple, This Practice Is Multiple, and This Might Be Confusing’: A Roundtable Discussion on Frank Stella at the Whitney

Ever since Frank Stella said that a painting is “a flat surface with paint on it—nothing more,” in the early 1960s, his body of work has appeared to grow steadily outwards. The freestanding architectural works he has made since the mid-’80s … Read More


News
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The Whitney Acquires an Archibald Motley

One of the most thrilling exhibitions to arrive in New York last year was “Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist” at the Whitney, a traveling retrospective of the under-sung African American artist, organized by the Nasher Museum at Duke University. It … Read More


2015: The Year in Review
Installation view of 'Kounellis Sturtevant Tiravanija' at Gavin Brown's Enterprise.COURTESY GBE

The Year in the Galleries of New York

Plus, a few items elsewhere in the city and a top 7 list from all over Read More


Features
Installation view of “Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010” at MoMA, which did not use wall texts. COURTESY MOMA

Wall Talk: Do We Even Need Museum Wall Labels?

There was a time when the labels and texts in museum shows were matter-of-fact explanations—the artist, title, date, medium, and then a few informative words from the curator. But as exhibitions have become more extravagant, provocative, and controversial, attended by … Read More


Reviews
Archibald J. Motley Jr., Blues, 1929, oil on canvas, 36" x 42".  ©VALERIE GERRARD BROWNE/COURTESY THE CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS/COLLECTION OF MARA MOTLEY, MD, AND VALERIE GERRARD BROWNE

Archibald Motley at Whitney Museum

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Pictures at an Exhibition
Jared  Madere, Untitled, 2015, mixed media, installation view. BILL JACOBSON/COURTESY DAVID LEWIS GALLERY, NEW YORK/COLLECTION OF THE ARTIST

Jared Madere at Whitney Museum, Selected by Dawn Kasper

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. This week’s shows are selected by Dawn Kasper Read More


News The Talent
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Christopher Lew and Mia Locks Will Organize the 2017 Whitney Biennial

Here’s some rather big news on an otherwise sleepy Wednesday afternoon: the Whitney Museum has tapped Christopher Y. Lew and Mia Locks to organize the 2017 Whitney Biennial, which will be the first edition of the closely watched exhibition to … Read More