41.3 F
New York City
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Home Event 2014 Whitney Biennial : March 7 - May 25, 2014

2014 Whitney Biennial : March 7 – May 25, 2014

2014 Whitney Biennial

MAR 7–MAY 25, 2014

To be the last to take place at their Madison Avenue Location before moving to their new building downtown in Spring 2015.

The 2014 Whitney Biennial will take a bold new form as three curators from outside the Museum—Stuart Comer (Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art at MoMA), Anthony Elms (Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia), and Michelle Grabner (artist and Professor in the Painting and Drawing Department at the School of the Art Institute, Chicago)—each oversee one floor, representing a range of geographic vantages and curatorial methodologies.

Donna De Salvo, Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Programs at the Whitney, noted: “The 2014 Biennial brings together the findings of three curators with very distinct points of view. There is little overlap in the artists they have selected and yet there is common ground. This can be seen in their choice of artists working in interdisciplinary ways, artists working collectively, and artists from a variety of generations. Together, the 103 participants offer one of the broadest and most diverse takes on art in the United States that the Whitney has offered in many years.”

This Biennial will be the last to take place in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s building at 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street before the Museum moves downtown to its new building in the spring of 2015. This is the 77th in the Museum’s ongoing series of Annuals and Biennials begun in 1932 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.

Whitney curators Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders, who organized the widely acclaimed 2012 Biennial, will advise on the exhibition.

Upcoming Events

Thirty-Fifth Annual New York Sword Dance Festival in New York City

Thirty-Fifth Annual New York Sword Dance Festival in New York City February 15 - 16, 2020 Half Moon Sword will present its 35th annual New York...

144th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

The 144th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Expands To Three Days In New York City Sunday-Tuesday, Feb. 9-11, 2020 Pier 94 / Madison Square Garden Visit...

The *mini* Brooklyn Flea Record Fair 2020

The *mini* Brooklyn Flea Record Fair 2020 February 8 - 9, 2020 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Visit the official page here… Brooklyn Flea + Smorgasburg Winter Market 25...

113th NYRR Millrose Games – 2020

2020 NYRR Millrose Games Saturday, February 8, 2020 New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory 216 Fort Washington Avenue Press Release below comes to us from the...

2020 Brooklyn Wine Festival: Tastings, Food & Music

Brooklyn Wine Festival: Tastings, Food & Music Saturday, February 8 Various Time Slot Tickets Brooklyn Expo Center 72 Noble Street, Brooklyn Purchase Your Tickets Here… $39 Tickets This wine festival sends...

17th Annual New York Pet Fashion Show 2020

17th Annual New York Pet Fashion Show "World Couture for Animal Rescue" February 6, 2020 6:00 pm Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 7th Avenue Benefitting The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animal Tickets...

Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show January 2020

Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show 2020 January 31 – February 1, 2020 Official site: manhattanvintage.com At the Manhattan Pavilion 125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011 75+ vintage clothing...

“From there to Here: Military Veterans’ Experiences”

Salmagundi Club Focuses on Military Veterans’ Art and Words Exhibit Open from February 10 - 21, 2020 Reception on February 12, 2020 As part of its on-going...

The Met Family Benefit: Feast for the Eyes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met Family Benefit: Feast for the Eyes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Thursday, February 6 5:30 - 8:00 pm The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Met's...

About

Help for Those in Need