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History Keeps Me Awake at Night

David Wojnarowicz at the Whitney in 2018! I know it’s quite a wait but it’s been a long time. Remember Fever at the New Museum in 1999? 55 more words

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Curatorial legends: the life of Katharine Kuh with art historian and writer, Avis Berman

THE WHITNEY MUSEUM WAS ESTABLISHED BY TWO DEDICATED WOMEN COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING THE LIVING ARTISTS OF THEIR TIME. TODAY, THE ART WORLD IS COMPRISED OF MANY POWERFUL AND INFLUENTIAL WOMEN: GALLERISTS, ART ADVISORS, AUCTION HOUSE SPECIALISTS AND DEALERS. 805 more words

Danny Lyon: Message to the Future at Whitney Museum of American Art, June 17 - September 25, 2016

“Photographer, filmmaker, and writer Danny Lyon (b. 1942) has over the past five decades presented a charged alternative to the sanitized vision of American life presented in the mass media. 661 more words

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Stuart Davis: In Full Swing at Whitney Museum of American Art, June 10 - September 25, 2016

Photographs by Corrado Serra.

“Stuart Davis has been called one of the greatest painters of the twentieth century and the best American artist of his generation, his art hailed as a precursor of the rival styles of pop and geometric color abstraction,” remarks Barbara Haskell. 371 more words

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A focus on the accomplishes of women in the arts with historian and curator, Avis Berman

THE NEW HALL COLLEGE FOR WOMEN STUDENTS AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY WAS FOUNDED IN 1954 BY ROSEMARY MURRAY, EDUCATOR, PIONEERING CHEMIST AND FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE COLLEGE. 1,162 more words

Avis Berman, curator and writer, documents the radical transformations of 20th Century American Modernism

THE WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN  ART, CELEBRATING ITS FIRST ANNIVERSARY IN ITS GLORIOUS NEW RENZO PIANO BUILDING AT THE BASE OF THE HIGH LINE, OPENS… 1,265 more words

Avis Berman, writer, curator, historian of American art, architecture and culture

THE ROLE OF THE ART HISTORIAN IS CRUCIAL TO THE KNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATION OF OUR CULTURAL LEGACY IN THE VISUAL ARTS. THE HISTORIAN IS THE KEEPER OF OUR HERITAGE DOCUMENTING AND SHARING HISTORICAL AND GEOPOLITICAL INFLUENCES ON ART, DEEPENING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF A WORK OF ART BOTH IN TERMS OF ITS MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES AND ITS PLACE IN THE CONTEXT OF THE PERIOD IN WHICH IT WAS CONCEIVED. 754 more words