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Eckhaus Latta’s “Possesed” Embraces Ambiguity at the Whitney

Eckhaus Latta’s “Possesed” Embraces Ambiguity at the Whitney

By Amanda Burkett, Beauty and Style Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

"Possessed" at the Whitney blurs the line between fashion and fine art.

NYU Professor Featured in Whitney Biennial

NYU Professor Featured in Whitney Biennial

By Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

This year the prestigious Whitney Biennial, the longest-running survey of contemporary American art, features Steinhardt professor Lyle Ashton Harris' "Ektachrome Archive." His interview explores his probing of both the personal and political in his art and the world at large.

Thoughtful Chaos at the Whitney

Thoughtful Chaos at the Whitney

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Whitney Museum's latest exhibit takes a look at the 80's without the glamour and idolization of John Hughes films, instead peering at its darker undersides of identity and reality.

Whitney Brings Back One Last Summer Night

Whitney Brings Back One Last Summer Night

By Albert Keen, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Between the band's warm summer vibes and the lead vocalist / drummer Julian Erlich's constant anecotes, Whitney's show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg felt like it was one final day of fun in the sun.

Surveillance Exhibit Has Interactive Twist

Surveillance Exhibit Has Interactive Twist

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Laura Poitras, director of Oscar winning film "Citizenfour," explores similar themes of surveillance in her new exhibition "Astro Noise".

Massive gallery at Whitney chooses quantity over quality

Massive gallery at Whitney chooses quantity over quality

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Whitney adds 500 works to its permanent collection, but the artwork's impressiveness is only in number, not in quality.

Whitney opens main collection after move

Whitney opens main collection after move

By Natalie Whalen, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Whitney opens their collection to the public in "The Whitney's Collection," featuring over 21,000 paintings by 3,000 artists. If you missed "America is Hard to See," you can still catch most of the artwork here.

Catch these museum exhibits while you can

Catch these museum exhibits while you can

By Audrey Deng, Arts Editor

August 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Can't miss museum exhibits for early fall 2015.