Upper East Side, Museum, New York, New York

The Whitney Museum houses one of the world's foremost collections of twentieth-century American art. The Permanent Collection of some 12,000 works encompasses paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations, drawings, prints, and photographs and is still growing. The Museum was founded in 1931 with a core group of 700 art objects, many of them from the personal collection of founder Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; others were purchased by Mrs. Whitney at the time of the opening to provide a more thorough overview of American art in th... Read more

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Past Events

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Piotr Uklanski: Summer Love
at Whitney Museum of American Art | New York, New York

closed 10/17 - 12/09/07

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Two Years
at Whitney Museum of American Art | New York, New York

closed 10/17 - 02/17/08