The menial work, combined $17/hour pay, no benefits, and a lack of support from higher-ups has reportedly led to severe staff shortages.
A “show within a show” at the Whitney Biennial pays homage to the visual and literary art of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, whose life was cut short through an act of brutal violence.
Half of the museum’s workers earn less than $20 per hour, and many are temporary workers with no benefits.
The Pop artist’s Greenwich Village studio will host the museum’s Independent Study Program starting in 2023.
Most everything in this show, is unsure, a maybe, might be there, might not be, could fulfill your hopes, might leave them by the side of the road.
This year’s show is the first since a tumultuous 2019 edition rocked by protests over former trustee Warren B. Kanders’s connections to tear gas manufacturing.
Today, “Kitchen” and its themes of women’s work and thankless labor are as sharp and fresh as ever.
My investigation into the financial realities at the Whitney Museum following the controversial Tear Gas Biennial made me realize nonprofit endowments are not doing okay.
The museum has recognized the collective bargaining unit, bypassing the union election.
Since the start of the pandemic, the Whitney has laid off approximately 20% of its staff.
Mehretu’s remarkable mid-career survey blazes through the Whitney Museum of Art, illuminating over two decades of her extensive practice.
Debuting May 1, McKenzie’s Disturbing the View takes its inspiration from New York’s “squeegee men.”