1. This Thursday, join scholars Joachim Pissarro and Thomas Crow, along with curator Barbara Haskell, for a roundtable discussion about Robert Indiana in the context of his Pop artist contemporaries. Reserve your tickets now. 
Installation view of Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, September 26, 2013–January 5, 2014). © 2013 The Morgan Art Foundation, Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph by Sheldan C. Collins

    This Thursday, join scholars Joachim Pissarro and Thomas Crow, along with curator Barbara Haskell, for a roundtable discussion about Robert Indiana in the context of his Pop artist contemporaries. Reserve your tickets now. 

    Installation view of Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, September 26, 2013–January 5, 2014). © 2013 The Morgan Art Foundation, Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph by Sheldan C. Collins

  2. archivesofamericanart:

This Day in Art History: October 21, 1965. Jackie Kennedy toured the in-process construction of the Whitney Museum with architect Marcel Breuer. The museum opened to the public a little under a year later.
Marcel Breuer and Jacqueline Kennedy touring the construction of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1965 Oct. 21 / Bob Noble, photographer. Marcel Breuer papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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    This Day in Art History: October 21, 1965. Jackie Kennedy toured the in-process construction of the Whitney Museum with architect Marcel Breuer. The museum opened to the public a little under a year later.

    Marcel Breuer and Jacqueline Kennedy touring the construction of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1965 Oct. 21 / Bob Noble, photographer. Marcel Breuer papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

  3. As part of its ongoing collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art, the Andy Warhol Film Project at the Whitney will be hosting two programs of rare, newly preserved Warhol films at MoMA this Sunday. Advance tickets may be purchased online, and Whitney members receive half price tickets at the door.
© The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, a museum of Carnegie Institute. All rights reserved. Image courtesy of The Andy Warhol Film Project, Whitney Museum of American Art

    As part of its ongoing collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art, the Andy Warhol Film Project at the Whitney will be hosting two programs of rare, newly preserved Warhol films at MoMA this Sunday. Advance tickets may be purchased online, and Whitney members receive half price tickets at the door.

    © The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, a museum of Carnegie Institute. All rights reserved. Image courtesy of The Andy Warhol Film Project, Whitney Museum of American Art

  4. Shockingly exciting … a revelation even for viewers who think they know something about Mr. Indiana.

    — The New York Times on Robert Indiana’s first U.S. retrospective, Beyond LOVE, which opened yesterday. 

  5. My peers unfortunately are called pop artists, and I’ve never been very fond of that term. I’m a sign painter.

    — Robert Indiana, whose retrospective opens at the Whitney on September 26. Watch a great video tour of the artist’s Maine home and studio via Artinfo.

  6. Before celebrating the best movies of 2012, revisit some rarely seen films, advertisements, and political campaign messages of the 1960s in Dark and Deadpan: Pop in TV and the Movies.
George Kuchar (1942–2011), still from HOLD ME WHILE I’M NAKED, 1966. 16mm film transferred to video, color, sound; 17 min. Image courtesy the Estate of George Kuchar. © The Estate of George Kuchar

    Before celebrating the best movies of 2012, revisit some rarely seen films, advertisements, and political campaign messages of the 1960s in Dark and Deadpan: Pop in TV and the Movies.

    George Kuchar (1942–2011), still from HOLD ME WHILE I’M NAKED, 1966. 16mm film transferred to video, color, sound; 17 min. Image courtesy the Estate of George Kuchar. © The Estate of George Kuchar

  7. Experience the cold weather from the warmth of the Museum with this Joel Meyerowitz photograph, on view now in Sinister Pop.  Joel Meyerowitz (b. 1938), JFK Airport, 1968, from The Early Works, 1999. Gelatin silver print. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of Ronald B. Milch 2000.286.1

    Experience the cold weather from the warmth of the Museum with this Joel Meyerowitz photograph, on view now in Sinister Pop.

    Joel Meyerowitz (b. 1938), JFK Airport, 1968, from The Early Works, 1999. Gelatin silver print. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of Ronald B. Milch 2000.286.1

  8. Organized in conjunction with Sinister Pop, Dark and Deadpan: Pop in TV and the Movies explores a similarly dark atmosphere in television and underground cinema of the 1960s.
View installation photography and images of works on view in Dark and Deadpan.

    Organized in conjunction with Sinister Pop, Dark and Deadpan: Pop in TV and the Movies explores a similarly dark atmosphere in television and underground cinema of the 1960s.

    View installation photography and images of works on view in Dark and Deadpan.

  9. "I want to go to heaven knowing that I have created color in my own and other people’s lives."

    Yayoi Kusama on CBS Sunday Morning. Only a few more weeks to see Kusama’s retrospective before it closes September 30! 

    Submit questions for Kusama curator David Kiehl now. We’ll post his answers on Twitter for #askacurator day September 19. 

  10. Yayoi Kusama in her New York studio in 1960.
Yayoi Kusama, a major retrospective of the Japanese artist’s work, will be on view at the Whitney July 12-September 30, 2012. Kusama’s “infinity mirror room” Fireflies on the Water is on view now in the Whitney’s lobby gallery.
Photograph via W Magazine, courtesy Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Victoria Miro Gallery, London/Gagosian Gallery, New York/Yayoi Kusama Studio Inc.

    Yayoi Kusama in her New York studio in 1960.

    Yayoi Kusama, a major retrospective of the Japanese artist’s work, will be on view at the Whitney July 12-September 30, 2012. Kusama’s “infinity mirror room” Fireflies on the Water is on view now in the Whitney’s lobby gallery.

    Photograph via W Magazine, courtesy Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Victoria Miro Gallery, London/Gagosian Gallery, New York/Yayoi Kusama Studio Inc.