All posts tagged “Whitney Museum of American Art

Calder: Hypermobility at Whitney Museum of American Art, through October 16, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Alexander Calder (1898–1976) is renowned for his radical introduction of movement into sculpture, a singular innovation yielding nearly endless possibilities. Deeply fascinated by dance and theater, he created motorized and wind-propelled artworks that execute a choreography of gentle rotations and bold, unpredictable gestures, and at… Read More

Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960 at Whitney Museum of American Art, Opens April 28, 2017

“Focusing on works made from 1900 to 1960, Where We Are traces how artists have approached the relationships, institutions, and activities that shape our lives. Drawn entirely from the Whitney’s holdings, the exhibition is organized around five themes: family and community, work, home, the spiritual, and the nation. During… Read More

Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s at Whitney Museum of American Art, January 27 – May 14, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “In the 1980s, painting recaptured the imagination of the contemporary art world against a backdrop of expansive change. During this explosive period, an unprecedented number of galleries appeared on the scene, particularly in downtown New York. Groundbreaking exhibitions that blurred distinctions between high and low… Read More

Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight at Whitney Museum of American Art, September 16, 2016 – January 9, 2017

Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight is the first museum exhibition of this groundbreaking artist in New York City in nearly two decades. It focuses on the years 1948-1978, the period during which Herrera developed her signature, hard-edged style. The exhibition features fifty works, including paintings, three-dimensional works, and works on paper. It is… Read More