All posts tagged “Whitney Museum of American Art

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

Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist at Whitney Museum of American Art, October 2, 2015 – January 17, 2016

“Archibald Motley offers a fascinating glimpse into a modernity filtered through the colored lens and foci of a subjective African American urban perspective. Fusing psychology, a philosophy of race, upheavals of class demarcations, and unconventional optics, Motley’s art wedged itself between, on the one hand, a Jazz Age set… Read More