This #EarthDay, we’re thrilled to announce that the Museum achieved Leadership in Energy & Environment Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) this past November! The Whitney is the first newly built museum to achieve LEED Gold status. [ Bit.ly Link ]

[The Whitney's green roof. Photograph by Nic Lehoux]
This EarthDay were thrilled to announce that the Museum achieved Leadership in
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"Would you say this is a dungeon?" Biennial artist Raúl de Nieves asks New York Magazine.
"Would you say this is a dungeon" Biennial artist Raúl de Nieves asks New York Magazine

A Trip Into the Bead-Strewn Studio of a Whitney Biennial Artist

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Alix Berger
Ursula Castrat
For the 2017 Biennial, Rafa Esparza built a rotunda out of adobe bricks made by hand from a combination of clay, horse dung, hay, and water from the Los Angeles River. In this video, he discusses the significance of working with adobe as “building up a space out of brown matter.” [ Bit.ly Link ]
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The 2017 Whitney Biennial is the seventy-eighth installment of the longest-running survey of American art. Learn more about the Biennial’s history, and hear from artists and curators about what the exhibition represents today: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Opening next week! Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney's Collection, 1900–1960 traces how artists have approached the relationships, institutions, and activities that shape our lives. The exhibition includes work by Louise Bourgeois, Elizabeth Catlett, Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns, and Archibald Motley, among many others.

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Opening next week Where We Are Selections from the Whitneys Collection 19001960
“I never finish a painting—I just stop working on it for a while. I like painting because it’s something I can never come to the end of.” —Arshile Gorky, born on this day in 1904.

[Installation view of Arshile Gorky's The Artist and His Mother (1926–c. 1936) in Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, October 28,2016–April 2, 2017)....
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I never finish a paintingI just stop working on it for a
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Every weekend on the eighth-floor terrace, catch a performance of Liberty (Liberté), part of artist Puppies Puppies' contribution to the 2017 Biennial. [ Bit.ly Link ]

[Installation view of Puppies Puppies, Liberty (Liberté), 2017. Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, March 17–June 11, 2017. Photograph by Matthew Carasella]
Every weekend on the eighthfloor terrace catch a performance of Liberty Liberté
Don't miss the exhibition that The New York Times calls "irresistible." Drawn entirely from the collection, Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s features work by Keith Haring, Julia Wachtel, Christopher Wool, and David Salle, among many others. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Dont miss the exhibition that The New York Times calls irresistible Drawn
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Noah MacDonald
Russell Adams
The 2017 Biennial film programs present new moving image works. In addition to screenings, each Sunday at 3 pm the artists will be present for a conversation. Coming up next: work by Eric Baudelaire (April 15 and 16) and Dani Leventhal (April 22 and 23). Schedule/tickets: [ Bit.ly Link ]
For her contribution to the 2017 Biennial, Frances Stark painted eight spreads from Ian F. Svenonius’s 2015 book Censorship Now!!. In dialogue with Stark’s project, this Friday evening Svenonius presents a lecture on the concept of re-education. Tickets: [ Bit.ly Link ]

[Frances Stark (b. 1967), Ian F. Svenonius’s Censorship Now for the 2017 Whitney Biennial, Spread 1 of 8 (Sincerely), 2017....
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For her contribution to the 2017 Biennial Frances Stark painted eight spreads
Join us for “Perspectives on Race and Representation: An Evening with the Racial Imaginary Institute,” streaming live now.

Taking the debate around Dana Schutz’s painting, Open Casket, as a starting point, tonight’s program looks at questions about the ethics of representation and the responsibilities of artists and museums. The Whitney is partnering with Claudia Rankine and the Racial...
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Coralina Meyer
Joan Lipkin
Streaming LIVE this Sunday at 7:30 pm: Join us for “Perspectives on Race and Representation: An Evening with the Racial Imaginary Institute.” Taking the debate around Dana Schutz’s painting, Open Casket, as a starting point, the program will look at questions about the ethics of representation and the responsibilities of artists and museums. The Whitney is partnering with Claudia Rankine and...
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Streaming LIVE this Sunday at 730 pm Join us for Perspectives on
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Barrak Alzaid
Ivan Monforte
Biennial artist Susan Cianciolo is transforming Untitled (at the Whitney Museum)! Join us April 18–20 for a new multi-course dinner menu developed in collaboration with executive chef Michael Anthony, performances, and more. Tickets: [ Bit.ly Link ]

[Susan Cianciolo, Untitled, 2000. Watercolor on paper, 24 × 18 in. (61 × 45.7 cm). Courtesy the artist and Bridget Donahue, New York]
Biennial artist Susan Cianciolo is transforming Untitled at the Whitney Museum Join
Biennial artist Raúl de Nieves talks about turning “mundane objects into something transformative" with W magazine.
Biennial artist Raúl de Nieves talks about turning mundane objects into something

In the Studio with Raúl de Nieves, the Would-Be New Star of the Whitney Biennial

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Dwight David
Ursula Castrat
In Samara Golden’s site-specific installation for the 2017 Biennial, handmade sculptures of furniture and other everyday objects create a series of environments seemingly in conflict with each other. In this studio visit, Golden describes the thinking behind the stratified structure, which is infinitely reflected through the use of mirrors on the ceiling and floor.

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Cathy Lewis
It's finally feeling like spring around here, which means it's a wonderful time to explore the art outside! Larry Bell has exploited the transparency and reflectivity of glass to great effect since the beginning of his career. For the 2017 Whitney Biennial, he installed Pacific Red II, a work consisting of six laminated glass cubes, on the Museum’s fifth-floor outdoor gallery. Learn more: [...
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Its finally feeling like spring around here which means its a wonderful
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Last chance! Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection is on view through today, April 2. Offering new perspectives on one of art’s oldest genres, the exhibition features work by Jasper Johns, Barkley L. Hendricks, and Cindy Sherman, among many others. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Last chance Human Interest Portraits from the Whitneys Collection is on view
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Vik Muniz discusses how two photographs in the Whitney's collection construct different senses of reality. Hear more on this and the process behind his own photographic series, The Best of Life, on Whitney Stories: [ Bit.ly Link ]
For the 2017 Biennial, Susan Cianciolo revisits her 2001 Run Restaurant by presenting it within the Museum’s own eatery, Untitled, April 18 through 20. Tickets: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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For the 2017 Biennial Susan Cianciolo revisits her 2001 Run Restaurant by

With the 2017 Whitney Biennial, the Fashion Designer Susan Cianciolo is Turning Into an Art Star At Last

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Hey, NYC teens! Join us this Friday night to celebrate the opening of the 2017 Biennial. There will be interactive gallery activities, performances, art-making projects, and more. Plus it's free; no registration is required. [ Bit.ly Link ]

[Aliza Nisenbaum, La Talaverita, Sunday Morning NY Times, 2016. Oil on linen, 68 × 88 in. (172.7 × 223.5 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy T293...
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Hey NYC teens Join us this Friday night to celebrate the opening