This Friday and Saturday, the Whitney Museum will host the Independent Study Program’s 50th Anniversary Symposium, with panels and talks featuring former students and visiting faculty.
Museum visitors may touch, try on, and purchase clothing and accessories designed specifically for the exhibit by fashion design duo Eckhaus Latta.
HIV/AIDS activists return to the New York museum, while the museum updated their wall placards to reflect the continuing crisis and the recent action.
Now working at New York University, Glenn Wharton is responsible for the comprehensive David Wojnarowicz Knowledge Base. Joan Jonas is next.
A dozen protesters gathered at the Whitney Museum of Art to condemn the institution’s lack of modern context about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in relation to Wojnarowicz’s artwork.
Wojnarowicz embraced an activist’s approach to life and art by producing hundreds of artworks in a span of a decade, before succumbing to his own AIDS-related illness in 1992.
This exhibition of work by Grant Wood at the Whitney Museum, offers an opportunity to reconsider a very unusual artist who has been pigeonholed as irretrievably conservative and sentimental.
In Ojih Odutola’s conception of the world, its inhabitants never fell — not from divine grace, not from political autonomy, and certainly not from self-regard.
It was a powder keg of a year in visual art, with strong, politically inflected, deeply personal, and wildly inventive exhibitions that touched on the classics, courted controversy, and yielded new favorites.
Celebrate the winter solstice with Sibyl Kempson’s rituals tuning in to the sun.
Owens’s mid-career works feel completely sterile, mainstream, and middlebrow — with just enough insider info to flatter the viewer who knows something about Roland Barthes.
A slow reading of Ajay Kurian’s work is influenced by a desire to view, parse, and converse with more work by artists of color, and is one of many strategies needed to challenge a dominant, incomplete idea of “American” art.