The Whitney Museum of American Art is the defining museum of American modern and contemporary art. Housed in a spectacular new building, the Museum is located at the southern entrance of the High Line in Manhattan’s famed Meatpacking District. The Whitney’s unparalleled collection of modern and contemporary art features iconic works by artists including Andy Warhol, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe and Alexander Calder. You can admire these works and many other favorites that are on view, along with groundbreaking exhibitions that rotate throughout the year!
Current exhibition highlights:
The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965 - Ongoing
Iconic works by Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Andy Warhol and more are now on view in The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965. This multi-year presentation also features a new panoramic installation of Calder's Circus. New York magazine calls it “one of the most beloved, fun, and radical works of 20th-century American art.”
Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art - 17 February - 17 May 2020
Learn about the transformative impact that Mexican artists had on their U.S. counterparts from 1925 until 1945. Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros and other Mexican muralists inspired American artists such as Jackson Pollock and Jacob Lawrence to create art that spoke directly to the public about social injustices.