1. The fifth-floor galleries reopen today with three new exhibitions. Shaping a Collection: Five Decades of Gifts includes iconic works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and many others. The fifth-floor mezzanine galleries will sample the Whitney’s holdings of work by Edward Hopper, whose work will be shown alongside examples of contemporary photography, and Alexander Calder.
Edward Hopper (1882–1967), Second Story Sunlight, 1960. Oil on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art. © Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Sheldan C. Collins

    The fifth-floor galleries reopen today with three new exhibitions. Shaping a Collection: Five Decades of Gifts includes iconic works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and many others. The fifth-floor mezzanine galleries will sample the Whitney’s holdings of work by Edward Hopper, whose work will be shown alongside examples of contemporary photography, and Alexander Calder.

    Edward Hopper (1882–1967), Second Story Sunlight, 1960. Oil on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art. © Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Sheldan C. Collins

  2. This Wednesday, the Whitney honored Ed Ruscha at the Museum’s annual Gala and Studio Party. W Magazine, Vogue, and Artinfo were among those that chronicled the evening’s events. Enjoy the party pics! 

    This Wednesday, the Whitney honored Ed Ruscha at the Museum’s annual Gala and Studio Party. W Magazine, Vogue, and Artinfo were among those that chronicled the evening’s events. Enjoy the party pics! 

  3. The world’s most menacing cupcake? Decide for yourself in Sinister Pop, on view through March 31.
Edward Ruscha (b. 1937), Untitled, 1970. Gelatin silver print, sheet: 4 1/16 × 5 in. (10.3 × 12.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from The Leonard and Evelyn Lauder Foundation, and Diane and Thomas Tuft 2004.547. © Ed Ruscha

    The world’s most menacing cupcake? Decide for yourself in Sinister Pop, on view through March 31.

    Edward Ruscha (b. 1937), Untitled, 1970. Gelatin silver print, sheet: 4 1/16 × 5 in. (10.3 × 12.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from The Leonard and Evelyn Lauder Foundation, and Diane and Thomas Tuft 2004.547. © Ed Ruscha

  4. Opening tomorrow, Sinister Pop presents a unique take on the Museum’s rich and diverse holdings of Pop art. Although Pop often evokes a celebration of postwar consumer culture, this exhibition focuses on Pop’s darker side through works by Claes Oldenburg, Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol, as well as by many artists not traditionally associated with Pop.Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929), Giant Fagends, 1967. Canvas, urethane foam, wire, wood, latex and formica, 52 x 96 x 96 in. (132.1 x 243.8 x 243.8cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art 70.44a-o. © 1969 Claes Oldenburg

    Opening tomorrow, Sinister Pop presents a unique take on the Museum’s rich and diverse holdings of Pop art. Although Pop often evokes a celebration of postwar consumer culture, this exhibition focuses on Pop’s darker side through works by Claes Oldenburg, Ed Ruscha, and Andy Warhol, as well as by many artists not traditionally associated with Pop.

    Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929), Giant Fagends, 1967. Canvas, urethane foam, wire, wood, latex and formica, 52 x 96 x 96 in. (132.1 x 243.8 x 243.8cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art 70.44a-o. © 1969 Claes Oldenburg

  5. Wonderful CBS Sunday Morning segment about the contemporary art collection at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, which includes works by Claes Oldenburg, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Raymond Pettibon, Ellsworth Kelly and many others. 
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    Wonderful CBS Sunday Morning segment about the contemporary art collection at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, which includes works by Claes Oldenburg, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Raymond Pettibon, Ellsworth Kelly and many others. 

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