Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria
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Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria by Adam D. Weinberg
Book DescriptionFor twenty-five years the Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria has occupied an entirely unique niche within the New York art world. Operating under the aegis of the Whitney Museum of American Art and funded by Altria Group, Inc., Whitney at Altria has enjoyed great programmatic freedom and presented exciting new work, always free to the public. Its commissioned exhibitions, annual performance series (dance, theater, and music), and innovative public programming have supported cutting-edge projects by numerous contemporary artists and performers, no small number of whom have gone on to become major art world figures. This anthology celebrates the fascinating history of the Whitney at Altria and for the first time plumbs the archives--photographs of exhibitions and performances and museum brochures published for each event--to provide a record of this incomparable museum and its contributions to contemporary art.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300139334
(280mm x 203mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Adam D. Weinberg
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Frank Stella, Hardback (October 2015)
A comprehensive look at the breadth and depth of the work of one of America's most influential abstract artists
Whitney Museum of American Art, Paperback (May 2015)
An exciting guide to, and celebration of, the Whitney Museum and its outstanding collection of American art
Legacy, Hardback (April 2011)» View all books by Adam D. Weinberg
In May 2010, New York philanthropist Emily Fisher Landau promised 370 works by more than 85 artists to the Whitney Museum of American Art. This volume highlights each of the artists in the gift, including Carl Andre, Jasper Johns, Willem de Kooning, Ed Ruscha, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, Andy Warhol, and other seminal figures.
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Author Biography - Adam D. Weinberg
Adam D. Weinberg is the Alice Pratt Brown director of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Shamim M. Momin is an associate curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art and branch director and curator of the Whitney Museum at Altria.
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