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Flatlands at Whitney Museum of American Art, January 14 - April 17, 2016

“A pair of group exhibitions featuring the work of emerging artists will go on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art in the first half of 2016. 178 more words

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The Whitney Adds a Major Work by a Black Chicago Artist: Motley's 'Gettin' Religion'

When the Whitney Museum of American Art closes its fine exhibition on the works of so-called ‘Harlem Renaissance’ painter Archibald J. Motley, Jr., this Sunday (Jan. 271 more words

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Meet the Harlem Renaissance Artist Who Captured the Era of 'Le Jazz Hot'

The Whitney Museum of American Art has two big shows right now, on Frank Stella and Archibald Motley. I must confess that I had a lot more fun, and you might, too, at the surprising and rich, almost joyful, “Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist,” which is closing this Sunday, January 17. 915 more words

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New Year's Gratitude

New Year’s Gratitude

by Cathleen Elise Rossiter

There is no getting around the fact that I am a bundle of contradictions. At once, the consummate planner with an adventurous spirit of spontaneity. 596 more words

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Meatpacking District

New York City is a city of bridges. In Hedda Sterne’s landmark painting New York, N.Y., 1955, excerpted above, the city’s bridges are manifest. Swift and sweeping brush strokes resemble the girders that lift us — our vehicles, our bodies — above the Hudson and East rivers, across an expanse of water, and into an outer borough. 729 more words

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Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner at Whitney Museum of American Art, November 20, 2015 - March 6, 2016

“Over the past three decades, Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner have been very astute collectors of contemporary art. This exhibition presents a selection from their recent gifts of nearly five hundred fifty works by American artists to the Whitney Museum, and more than three hundred works by European artists to the Centre Pompidou in Paris. 218 more words

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Gansevoort Market stop

We had booked a morning visit to the Whitney Museum of American Art, but I wanted to grab a quick bite to eat. Enter… 157 more words

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