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by Whitney Museum of American Art,Dana A. Miller

  • Author: Whitney Museum of American Art,Dana A. Miller
  • ISBN: 3791328344
  • ISBN13: 978-3791328348
  • ePub: 1943 kb | FB2: 1265 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: History & Criticism
  • Publisher: Prestel Pub (December 1, 2002)
  • Pages: 125
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An American Legacy, a Gift to New York: Recent Acquisitions from the Board of Trustees ePub download

Accompanying an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, this volume records an unprecedented gift of postwar art. The gift, from 15 Whitney trustees,.

Accompanying an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, this volume records an unprecedented gift of postwar art.

Start by marking An American Legacy, a Gift to New York as Want to. .A Gift to New York offers nearly one hundred beautiful color reproductions of some of the most significantAmerican artworks of the twentieth.

Start by marking An American Legacy, a Gift to New York as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. A Gift to New York offers nearly one hundred beautiful color reproductions of some of the most significantAmerican artworks of the twentieth century.

New Whitney Museum Signifies a Changing New York Art Scene" -The New York Times. Curators at the Whitney Museum of American Art discuss their largest exhibition to date at their new downtown location, designed by architect Renzo Piano" -The Wall Street Journal. With its abundantly sumptuous holdings, the museum tells us how we got where we are, offering a teeming lineage of the art of this country" -Hyperallergic. The exhibition will include plenty of r, O’Keeffe, Calder’s Circus -but, with the Whitney’s brilliant chief curator, Donna De Salvo, at the helm, expect major twists in the conventional art-historical plot.

The Whitney Museum of American Art, known informally as the "Whitney", is an art museum in Manhattan. It was founded in 1930 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875–1942), a wealthy and prominent American socialite and art patron after whom it is named

One of the most important private collections of American painted furniture, weathervanes, paintings and carvings .

One of the most important private collections of American painted furniture, weathervanes, paintings and carvings is on view at the Museum of American Folk Art, 49 West 53d Street.

The Exhibition Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (october 24, 2002-January 26, 2003). No current Talk conversations about this book.

The Whitney Museum of American Art original building is a collection of three 1838 rowhouses located at 8–12 West 8th Street between Fifth Avenue and MacDougal Street in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. In 1907, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney established the Whitney Studio Gallery at 8 West 8th Street adjacent to her own MacDougal Alley studio

The Whitney Museum has turned to two in-house curators to put together a show that celebrates diversity in American art-but as in 2017 . The recent protests at the Whitney show museum trustees’ dealings cannot be ignored.

The Whitney Museum has turned to two in-house curators to put together a show that celebrates diversity in American art-but as in 2017, the biennial is already mired in controversy. Many Whitney Biennial artists sign letter calling for museum vice chairman's removal. The same old arguments in favour of ignoring the business dealings of trustees, of pretending museum programming can function independently of those funding it, cannot stand for long.

Located in New York City, New York USA, the Whitney's permanent collection contains more than 18,000 works .

Located in New York City, New York USA, the Whitney's permanent collection contains more than 18,000 works in a wide variety of media. Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees Flora Miller Biddle, Honorary Chairman of the Board of Trustees Robert J. Hurst, Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees Brooke Garber Neidich, Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees Neil G. Bluhm, President of the Board of Trustees Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney. List of museums and cultural institutions in New York City Whitney Biennial.

The thing that distinguishes Whitney from NYC’s other art museums is right there in its official name . Over the past decade, the Whitney Museum of American Art has sat by as Gotham’s other museums underwent expansion.

The thing that distinguishes Whitney from NYC’s other art museums is right there in its official name: Whitney Museum of American Art. While you will certainly find 20th- and 21st century American artists in the collections of MoMA, the Guggenheim and The Met, the Whitney made promoting them its principle focus immediately upon opening in 1931-a then quixotic proposition at a time when New York’s art scene was considered provincial compared to those of Paris and the rest of the Continent.

Accompanying an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, An American Legacy, A Gift to New York records an unprecedented gift of postwar art. The gift, from fifteen Whitney trustees, encompasses eighty-seven key works by twenty-three of the most prominent artists to come of age in the 1950s and 1960s, including Helen Frankenthaler, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Franz Kline, Roy Lichtenstein, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Rothko, and Andy Warhol.