Introducing the 2017 Whitney Biennial (Part 1)
The 2017 Whitney Biennial, the 78th instalment of the longest-running survey of American art, arrives at a time rife with racial tensions, economic inequities and polarising politics. In the first film in a three-part series, learn about the Biennial’s history and hear from artists and curators about what the exhibition represents today.
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Whitney Biennial 2017: Networks of Making and Meaning (Part 3)
In the final film in a three-part series on the Biennial, artists discuss new ways of making and experiencing art.
Whitney Stories: Barkley Hendricks on Alice Neel
Barkley Hendricks and Alice Neel were friends, and paintings by both artists are included in 'Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection.' Listen to Hendricks describe his connection to Neel and her work.
Whitney Biennial 2017: Art and Identity (Part 2)
In the second film in a three-part series, artists raise questions about the nature of art and identity, emphasize the need for care and attention, and propose new ways to see the world.