1. Warm up at the Whitney! We’re open extended hours today, 11 am–9 pm. Explore American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe, T. J. Wilcox: In the Air, Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE, and more.
Vija Celmins (b. 1938), Heater, 1964. Oil on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee 95.19

    Warm up at the Whitney! We’re open extended hours today, 11 am–9 pm. Explore American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe, T. J. Wilcox: In the Air, Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE, and more.

    Vija Celmins (b. 1938), Heater, 1964. Oil on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Committee 95.19

  2. See iconic works by postwar artists including Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, and William Eggleston alongside masterpieces from the first half of the twentieth century in the new installation of American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe.
Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997), Still Life with Crystal Bowl, 1972. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 52 x 42 in. (132.1 x 106.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, purchase, with funds from Frances and Sydney Lewis 77.64. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

    See iconic works by postwar artists including Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, and William Eggleston alongside masterpieces from the first half of the twentieth century in the new installation of American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe.

    Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997), Still Life with Crystal Bowl, 1972. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 52 x 42 in. (132.1 x 106.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, purchase, with funds from Frances and Sydney Lewis 77.64. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

  3. Watch Whitney conservators Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Eleonora Nagy, archivist Anita Duquette, and art historian Joan Simon describe the process of restoring one of the most beloved works in the Museum’s collection, Alexander Calder’s Circus.

    Calder’s Circus is on view now in American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe.

  4. The Whitney Museum is New York’s go-to institution for the crazy-quilt history of early- and mid-20th-century American art, and its new permanent-collection display, “American Legends: Calder to O’Keeffe,” is one of its best in years.

    — The New York Times's Roberta Smith on American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe.

  5. American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe opens today. Each gallery on the Museum’s fifth-floor will be devoted to presentations of the leading artists of the first half of the twentieth century, providing an in-depth look at the beloved work of Edward Hopper, Stuart Davis, and other icons of the Whitney’s collection.
Charles Demuth (1883–1935), My Egypt, 1927. Oil on fiberboard, 35 3/4 × 30 in. (90.8 × 76.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney   31.172

    American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe opens today. Each gallery on the Museum’s fifth-floor will be devoted to presentations of the leading artists of the first half of the twentieth century, providing an in-depth look at the beloved work of Edward Hopper, Stuart Davis, and other icons of the Whitney’s collection.

    Charles Demuth (1883–1935), My Egypt, 1927. Oil on fiberboard, 35 3/4 × 30 in. (90.8 × 76.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney   31.172

  6. An entire gallery will be devoted to the work of Alexander Calder in American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe, opening December 22.
archivesofamericanart:

Artists: They’re Just Like Us!
They chat on the phone!
Alexander Calder, 1956 / Foto Mercurio, photographer. Alexander Calder papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

    An entire gallery will be devoted to the work of Alexander Calder in American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe, opening December 22.

    archivesofamericanart:

    Artists: They’re Just Like Us!

    They chat on the phone!

    Alexander Calder, 1956 / Foto Mercurio, photographer. Alexander Calder papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.