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This Wednesday! Don't miss Black/Queer/Abstract—a day-long convening at the Museum inspired by Julie Mehretu's multidisciplinary practice. The in-person event series has reached capacity, but you can join us online via Zoom. Read more + register for free: https://t.co/LlJpuz7LMc
Exciting news! We're pleased offer free admission on Thursday, July 29 and Friday, July 30. Visitors can now reserve timed-entry tickets in advance on our website. Complimentary admission is made possible by the Ford Foundation. Book tickets: https://t.co/IjnQdEqj6m
Something new is on view! While the Museum was closed on Tuesday, the Whitney's art handling, exhibitions, and registration teams installed Lee Krasner's The Seasons (1957), a celebrated Abstract Expressionist painting from the collection.
Spend 30 seconds with David Breslin, the Whitney's DeMartini Family Curator! Today he's chatting with us about Felix Gonzalez-Torres's "Untitled" (America) (1994), which is installed vertically in the Museum's staircase.
In this image from our #WhitneyTimeCapsule series, Eva Hesse stands in front of her work, Expanded Expansion, in the 1969 exhibition Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials. A pioneer of Postminimalism, Hesse subverted sculptural traditions with radical assemblages of materials.
This Saturday at 6 pm, join us for This/that with Kayla Hamilton. The Bronx-based dance artist and educator will showcase her work in conversation with peer artists as a celebration of the contributions of disabled artists of color. Register for free: https://t.co/xgM0GftfdB
With barbecue season in full swing, the Whitney Shop has selected some of our favorite gifts inspired by—you guessed it—food! 🌭 Browse a mouthwatering selection of items including artist-made editions, kitchen essentials, and more: https://t.co/nG2uXBG7RA. #ShopSunday
Dawoud Bey's powerful series titled The Birmingham Project (2012) commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the 1963 bombing at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Read more about these works, on view through October 3: https://t.co/0DIyxS7I5w
TGIF! What's the only thing better than a summer night in NYC? Pay-What-You-Wish admission at the Whitney, of course. Join us Fridays from 7 to 10 pm—book tickets: https://t.co/q4QqgBfcCK.
Have you spotted something new on the Museum's windows? We're thrilled to display this vinyl window wrap, created in conjunction with Julie Mehretu's mid-career survey, on view through August 8.
Dave McKenzie's Old Man/Sarcophagus is on view alongside photographs by Bruce Nauman. Each image is a literal interpretation of a common phrase, such as "Feet of Clay." McKenzie's work similarly explores visual inference with man leaning on a sarcophagus: a symbol of mortality.
Next on our virtual tour of Julie Mehretu is Of Other Planes of There (S.R.), made between 2018 and 2019 in response to former president Donald Trump's controversial policies. Hear from the Mehretu discuss this work: https://t.co/kMhXLWvx7p
On the occasion of the exhibition Dave McKenzie: The Story I Tell Myself, join us for a virtual conversation with artist Dave McKenzie and exhibition curator Adrienne Edwards this Thursday at 7 pm. Register for free: https://t.co/UU1p06XF2n
Did you know that Mike Kelley's sculpture More Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid and The Wages of Sin (1987) is a two-part work? Read more + hear from the artist: https://t.co/baAAFPrpvi
We are thrilled to welcome families back to the Museum this summer for Outdoor Open Studio! Join us Saturdays from today through August 7, 11 am to 3 pm. Free with Museum admission. Photo: @stephmsantana on Instagram