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New York's soon-to-be largest column-free museum gallery is starting to come together.
Anyone have any artsy #halloween costumes planned this year? If you need some inspiration, @artnet can help:
"My grandmother Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was a real presence…My mother always said that she never…
New on #WhitneyStories: Snapshots from our final night on Madison Avenue. #TBT
The Alice Award for illustrated books goes to #Hopper Drawing! More at @nytimesarts:
This Saturday is @MeatpackingNY's Harvest Fest! Join us for Calder-inspired family activities:
.@NewYorker profiles artist/filmmaker/journalist Laura Poitras, whose work will be on view at the Whitney spring '16:
"Painting relates to both art & life…I try to act in that gap btwn the two."—Robert Rauschenberg, born today in 1925.
Vintage photos reveal Marcel Breuer's now-shuttered @whitneymuseum in all its brooding glory
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Want to learn about women in American art? Become a Learning Series member & attend this prgm:
A fall morning in the Meatpacking District. #NewWhitney @ Whitney Museum of American Art
Carlos Noboa & Douglas Burnham locked up the Museum on Sun. The day also marked Burnham's 38th anniv. at the Museum!
Goodnight everyone! Thanks for celebrating the final weekend with us. #Breuer #Koons
You have less than 2 hours to visit us on Madison Avenue. #Koons #Koonsathon #Breuer
Only a few HOURS left to catch Jeff #Koons: A Retrospective. We're open until 11 pm tonight!
Line update! The galleries are bustling but the wait is only about ten minutes. #Koons #Koonsathon
#Hopper light / #Breuer light @ Whitney Museum of American Art
New on #WhitneyStories: Our head preparator looks back on the challenges of installing #Koons.
Until 12 pm: #Koons activity stations for fams w/ kids of all ages. Free w/ admission!
It's 1 am and there is a line around the block! Less than 24 hours left of #Koons. #Koonsathon
I always like looking at Jasper Johns' Three Flags, 1958 from the side. #itweetmuseums
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Thoughts on #Koons #ArtSelfie craze? "Proto-selfie objects that are coming into full bloom right now."
Other exhibitions you wanted to show before the close of the building uptown? Robert Irwin's Scrim Veil. #Koons
Surprised by critical range of exhibition? Rothkopf says, "It's hard to make art that's still challenging 30 yrs after it's made." #Koons
The most physically challenging work? Play-Doh and Gorilla (which weigh 16K and 15K lbs respectively!). #Koons
Cat on a Clothesline balances w/ a rod that goes thru the custom pedestal, which is reinforced with steel. #Koons
Curator Scott Rothkopf is accepting questions on the fourth floor of the Museum. #AskACurator #IRL #Koons
#Koons and curator Scott Rothkopf are greeting folks in the lobby. What a great crowd!
Book signing in progress! #Koons #Koonsathon @ Whitney Museum of American Art
Visitors are super excited to meet Jeff #Koons and get their catalogues signed!
The line for the book signing with Jeff #Koons opens at 8 pm. (Only the first 100 catalogues will be signed.)
It's worth the wait—promise! MT @ishiinyc: Why do I always wait until the last min? The #Koons line is a block long!
Jeff #Koons discusses the inspiration for Play-Doh, on view through tomorrow (!). WATCH:
Was just at #Koons exhibit at the Whitney -- well worth seeing before it closes this wknd @whitneymuseum
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Don't forget to fill out a postcard when you visit this wknd! We'll mail it to you before we open the #FutureWhitney.
36 hours of #Koons starts now! We're open continuously until Sunday at 11 pm.
To celebrate the last wknd uptown before the opening of the #FutureWhitney this spring, we're open 36 hrs straight!
LAST CHANCE to catch Jeff #Koons: A Retrospective during pay-what-you-wish hours, 6–9 pm.
Lots of late night & early am prgms planned for this wknd. Check it out: #Koons #Koonsathon
"I wanted to make something mythic." #Koons discusses Balloon Dog (Yellow), on view thru Sun.
Last night's midnight #performance of MORTAL KOMBAT, featuring #ArianaReines and #JimFletcher with…
LAST CHANCE! Jeff #Koons retro closes Sun. We're open around-the-clock this wknd to celebrate.
WATCH: #Koons discusses his series The New, on view in his retrospective that closes Sunday.
Today, we're testing the #FutureWhitney's flood barrier system. The walls stand 16.5-feet above sea…
NYC public school students touch a material sample of #PlayDoh during an artist-led visit. #Koons @…