A REVIEW OF AMERICAN PROTEST AT THE WHITNEY

  An Incomplete History of Protest looks at how artists from the 1940s to the present have confronted the political and social issues of their day. Whether making art as a form of activism, criticism, instruction, or inspiration, the featured artists see their work as essential to challenging established thought and creating a more equitable culture. [...]

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NEW SHOW ON ALEXANDER CALDER

    Calder: Hypermobility focuses on the extraordinary breadth of movement and sound in the work of Alexander Calder. This exhibition brings together a rich constellation of key sculptures and provides a rare opportunity to experience the works as the artist intended—in motion. Regular activations will occur in the galleries, revealing the inherent kinetic nature [...]

DREAMLANDS AT THE WHITNEY MUSEUM

        After Oskar Schlemmer (1888–1943), Das Triadische Ballett [Triadic Ballet], 1970. 35mm film transferred to video, color, sound; 29 min. Courtesy Global Screen, Munich. Produced by Bavaria Atelier for the Südfunk, Stuttgart, in collaboration with Inter Nationes and RTB (Belgian Television)Director: Helmut Amann. Choreography and costume designs: Oskar Schlemmer, 1922. The Whitney Museum of American [...]

CARMEN HERRERA AT THE WHITNEY

                  CARMEN HERRERA: LINES OF SIGHT SEPT 16, 2016–JAN 2, 2017 After six decades of very private painting, Ms. Herrera sold her first artwork five years ago, at 89. Since that first sale in 2004, collectors have avidly pursued Ms. Herrera, and her radiantly ascetic paintings have entered the permanent collections of institutions [...]