Tag Archives: Whitney Museum


Features
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Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More


Profiles
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Pulp Fictions: The Art of Zarina

Paper—sculpted, cast, punctured, sewn into—is the primary medium of Zarina, the Indian-born artist who weaves into her work Urdu calligraphy and the spirit of literature from around the world  Read More


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José Guadalupe Posada, Calaveras zalameras de las coquetas meseras / Ingratiating  Skeletons of Flirtatious Waitresses, n.d, type-metal engraving. COURTESY OF DAN PAPPALARDO AND SUSAN BELLIN.

Zombies Take Over the Museums!

Where to find Halloween-themed museum tours, dress-up ideas, and costume parties Read More


Trends
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Keeping New Media New: Conserving High-Tech Art

Conservators are rushing to keep pace with technology as they find ways to extend the working lives of art made with code, VHS tapes, and other rapidly changing platforms Read More


Trends
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Show and Tell: The Dos and Don’ts of Studio Visits

Art-world insiders dispense advice on what you should say, how the artist ought to display the work, and which refreshments to serve, if any Read More


Profiles
Royce Weatherly, Untitled (Bupkis), 2012. Purchased by artist Richard Prince. PRIVATE COLLECTION.

Royce Weatherly: Making Dumb Objects Speak

‘What’s the minimum you can do to make a painting?’ Read More


Trends
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The New World of Net Art

Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Vine, and other platforms are the jumping-off point for artists who blur the line between the virtual and the real Read More


Profiles
Jane Hammond, Wish I May, Wish I Might, 2006, oil and mixed media on canvas.

Jane Hammond: ‘Down the Rabbit Hole of Photography’

Using snapshots, her own family photos, and digital tools, Jane Hammond creates surreal and sometimes literally dazzling images Read More


Trends
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Comic Relief

The boundary between fine art and graphic novels has grown increasingly porous Read More


Profiles
Empire, 2008, a watercolor on paper, is based on a sign above the Empire movie house in Montgomery, Alabama.  ©ROBERT COTTINGHAM/COURTESY FORUM GALLERY, NEW YORK

Signs of the Times

Robert Cottingham’s paintings bring back the marquees and neon glitz of midcentury America. Read More


Profiles
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A New Look at an Edgy Realist

The visionary landscapes of Charles Burchfield come to the Hammer Museum in a major show curated by contemporary sculptor Robert Gober. Read More


News
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The Five-Year Plan

How the Met and the Whitney came to share an iconic Warhol. Read More


Reviews
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Whitney Biennial

A review of "2010". Read More


News
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Reaping What He Sews

Our reporter brings jacket for mending (in the service of art). Read More