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This Friday, the Empire State Building will be lit up in spectacular fashion: For the first time ever, it will be illuminated by projections of paintings by Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns and several other celebrated artists whose works reside in the Whitney Museum. The occasion, according to New York Times, is two-fold: to […]

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The Whitney Museum is currently closed while it makes the enormous move from its Upper East Side location to the Meatpacking District. But even when open, its full permanent collection isn’t on view, which is why it’s great that the museum just recently dropped over 20,000 new images from the archives onto its website. That’s the […]

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At the marathon closing of the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney, an artist decided to add his mark to the exhibit, without permission and in front of a crowd of potential witnesses. Video uploaded to Instagram shows the man, whom the New York Times identified as Christopher Johnson, spray painting the wall next to […]

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Last night, the Whitney Museum of American Art hosted an artist reception for their new Rituals of Rented Islandexhibit and people were encouraged to dress in costume. So there we were. On Halloween. At the Whitney. There was some stellar art-themed cos-play. Some people dressed up as the Theodora Skippitares piece in front of the […]

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Many consider The World’s First Collaborative Sentence by Douglas Davis to be a classic piece of internet art. It was created in the early nineties and allows any of its participants to contribute to a never-ending sentence. Recently, the piece has been restored and adapted to run on today’s computers. The piece is ongoing, to this day. Much […]

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