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Hope you enjoyed the sneak peek. Members always get exclusive access to exhibitions. #ShapingACollection opens tom!
In the next gallery, iconic #Hoppers are paired with contemporary photography. Here a work by Gregory Crewdson.
The Whitney is the largest public repository of #Calder in the world! We have 470 works in the collection.
Ellsworth Kelly leads us downstairs to Collecting #Calder & Edward #Hopper and Photography.
And on a smaller scale: Alex Katz's Ada in the Water (1958). #ShapingACollection
Mark Rothko's Four Darks in Red (1958) is meant to be seen close up. #ShapingACollection
"Everything is about feeling." —Agnes Martin. Here's her work, The Islands (1979). #ShapingACollection
Almost 2/3 of the objects in the collection were received as gifts, incl this iconic Oldenburg. #ShapingACollection
In the 5 decades since Marcel Breuer designed this building, the collection has grown from 2,300 to 21,000+ works! #ShapingACollection
Jean-Michel Basquiat's Hollywood Africans (1983) & Keith Haring's Untitled (1981). #ShapingACollection
#ShapingACollection presents a selection of gifts given to the Whitney over the last fifty years.
We're at the Member Preview Day for three new exhibitions drawn from our collection, opening to the public tomorrow.
.@MaxAndersonUSA If you could add one additional artwork to the list of 58, which would you choose? #ArtEverywhereUS
#Koons on the #ArtSelfie trend at his retrospective: “I think it’s wonderful.” More on @TheCut:
Charles Sheeler was born today in 1883. Here's his photo of the Whitney Studio Club, c. 1928.
Wednesday @ 2 pm EST: Join a live chat with @DallasMuseumArt's @MaxAndersonUSA about @arteverywhereus. Follow via #ArtEverywhereUS.
OPENING THURSDAY: Shaping a Collection, #Hopper and Photography & Collecting #Calder.
Sneak peek: Read the intro essay of the #Koons exhibition catalogue penned by curator Scott Rothkopf:
RT @SMarcusTV: @JeffKoonsStudio exhibit at the @whitneymuseum is four floors of whimsical, inspirational, delightful and striking art. #go
Monday begins our week-long Teacher Institute, Connecting Collections! 11th year partnering w/ @Guggenheim @whitneymuseum @metmuseum #CCSTI
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Here's #Warhol's Ethel Scull 36 Times at the final stage of installation.
Bring the kids to #Koons! Today, check out pop-up family activity stations in the galleries: