1. picturesaboutbuildingsandpeople:

"New York Interior" by Edward Hopper. (The last picture I saw at the Whitney on its last day on Madison Avenue.) 

    picturesaboutbuildingsandpeople:

    "New York Interior" by Edward Hopper. (The last picture I saw at the Whitney on its last day on Madison Avenue.) 

  2. Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate the final weekend! See you at the new building this spring. 

    Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate the final weekend! See you at the new building this spring. 

  3. Hopper light / Breuer light

    Hopper light / Breuer light

  4. You have until 11 pm to visit us on Madison Avenue. Don’t miss it!

  5. New on Whitney Stories: The Whitney’s head preparator, Joshua Rosenblatt, looks back on the challenges of installing Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, and discusses features of the new building that promise to ease the load on art handlers.

  6. To celebrate the last weekend of exhibition programming before the opening of the new building this spring, we’re staying open for 36 hours straight. Join us beginning at 11 am!

    To celebrate the last weekend of exhibition programming before the opening of the new building this spring, we’re staying open for 36 hours straight. Join us beginning at 11 am!

  7. Jeff Koons discusses the inspiration for Play-Doh, on view in Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (which closes Sunday!).

  8. See it now or see it never! Jeff Koons: A Retrospective closes Sunday. We’ll be open around-the-clock this weekend to celebrate.
Installation view of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, June 27-October 19, 2014). © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz

    See it now or see it never! Jeff Koons: A Retrospective closes Sunday. We’ll be open around-the-clock this weekend to celebrate.

    Installation view of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, June 27-October 19, 2014). © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz

  9. Detail of Jeff Koons's One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank (Spalding Dr. J 241 Series) (1985). The “JK” is a nod to the artist’s initials. 
Photography via jetandrubble.

    Detail of Jeff Koons's One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank (Spalding Dr. J 241 Series) (1985). The “JK” is a nod to the artist’s initials. 

    Photography via jetandrubble.

  10. "The reason I enjoy reflective surfaces is that they always tell the viewer that they’re important, and that nothing is happening without them." —Jeff Koons
Hear more from Koons and see behind-the-scenes footage of his studio on Whitney Stories. 

    "The reason I enjoy reflective surfaces is that they always tell the viewer that they’re important, and that nothing is happening without them." —Jeff Koons

    Hear more from Koons and see behind-the-scenes footage of his studio on Whitney Stories

  11. What a great sense of scale! Jeff Koons's Moon (Light Pink) (1995–2000) by @killa_instinct.

    What a great sense of scale! Jeff Koons's Moon (Light Pink) (1995–2000) by @killa_instinct.

  12. Jeff Koons is signing copies of the exhibition catalogue this Saturday at 9 pm! 

    Jeff Koons is signing copies of the exhibition catalogue this Saturday at 9 pm! 

  13. Last week! Take advantage of our recently extended hours to check out the Museum’s fifth floor galleries, which feature an array of iconic works from the collection.

  14. In a Whitney Stories Q&A, curator Scott Rothkopf responds to questions about the four-year planning process for Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, which began with pinning printouts to foam-core boards and ended with one of the most challenging installations in the Whitney’s history.

  15. Join us on October 16 for a midnight performance of MORTAL KOMBAT, featuring Ariana Reines and Jim Fletcher with Edley ODowd.

    Join us on October 16 for a midnight performance of MORTAL KOMBAT, featuring Ariana Reines and Jim Fletcher with Edley ODowd.