Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art – known informally as the "Whitney" – is an art museum located in Manhattan. It was founded in 1931 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875–1942), a wealthy and prominent American socialite and art patron after whom the museum is named. Wikipedia

Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art – known informally as the "Whitney" – is an art museum located in Manhattan. It was founded in 1931 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875–1942), a wealthy and prominent American socialite and art patron after whom the museum is named. Wikipedia

  • Nov 1 at 9:16 AM
    #JimmieDurham: At the Center of the World opens at the Whitney this Friday! Durham creates work that sheds light on the complexities of historical narratives, notions of authenticity, and the borders and boundaries that try to contain us. Follow along on IG stories this am for a #sneakpeek of the artists first U.S. retrospective, or become a member and see the exhibition today before it opens to the public.
  • Oct 31 at 8:12 AM
    Happy #Halloween! Dont forget that pets need costumes, too. #WhitneyCollection [#WilliamWegman (b. 1943), Man Ray Under Sheet, 1976. Three gelatin silver prints. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Holly and Horace Solomon 79.7a-c. @williamwegman]
  • Oct 29 at 8:41 AM
    #CatherineOpie joins Whitney director Adam D. Weinberg for the Walter Annenberg Lecture on November 30! For over thirty years, Opie has used photography to make iconic images of people and places that are often overlooked. Opie will speak about her practice as an artist and the power of photography in the history of American art and in contemporary life. Tap the link in our profile to get tickets. #WhitneyCollection [Catherine Opie (b. 1961), Jenny (Bed), 2009. Chromogenic print. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Photography Committee and The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Catherine Opie]
  • Oct 27 at 7:51 AM
    We''re excited to unveil our 2018 exhibition schedule! The upcoming year includes a major #AndyWarhol retrospective, the solo U.S. debut of #JuanAntonioOlivares, #MaryCorse''s first museum survey, and so much more. Check out the full lineup at the link in our profile. What are you most looking forward to? [ by @bsgphoto]

Nov 1, 9:16 AM

#JimmieDurham: At the Center of the World opens at the Whitney this Friday! Durham creates work that sheds light on the complexities of historical narratives, notions of authenticity, and the borders and boundaries that try to contain us. Follow along on IG stories this am for a #sneakpeek of the artists first U.S. retrospective, or become a member and see the exhibition today before it opens to the public.

Oct 31, 8:12 AM

Happy #Halloween! Dont forget that pets need costumes, too. #WhitneyCollection [#WilliamWegman (b. 1943), Man Ray Under Sheet, 1976. Three gelatin silver prints. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Holly and Horace Solomon 79.7a-c. @williamwegman]

Oct 29, 8:41 AM

#CatherineOpie joins Whitney director Adam D. Weinberg for the Walter Annenberg Lecture on November 30! For over thirty years, Opie has used photography to make iconic images of people and places that are often overlooked. Opie will speak about her practice as an artist and the power of photography in the history of American art and in contemporary life. Tap the link in our profile to get tickets. #WhitneyCollection [Catherine Opie (b. 1961), Jenny (Bed), 2009. Chromogenic print. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Photography Committee and The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Catherine Opie]

Oct 27, 7:51 AM

We''re excited to unveil our 2018 exhibition schedule! The upcoming year includes a major #AndyWarhol retrospective, the solo U.S. debut of #JuanAntonioOlivares, #MaryCorse''s first museum survey, and so much more. Check out the full lineup at the link in our profile. What are you most looking forward to? [ by @bsgphoto]

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