1. A look at the fourth floor of the 2014 Biennial, curated by Michelle Grabner.

  2. The good thing about being an artist, is it’s a legitimate way of looking at things cross-eyed.

    — John Chamberlain, born today in 1927.

  3. “Bronze is a kind of beautiful alchemical wizardry.” —2014 Biennial artist Ricky Swallow

    “Bronze is a kind of beautiful alchemical wizardry.” —2014 Biennial artist Ricky Swallow

  4. A look at the third floor of the 2014 Biennial, curated by Stuart Comer.

  5. A look at the second floor of the 2014 Biennial, curated by Anthony Elms. 

  6. Time Out New York gives a shout-out to five must-see works in the 2014 Biennial, including Gretchen Bender’s, People in Pain, remade by Philip Vanderhyden.
Gretchen Bender (1951–2004), People in Pain, 1988 (detail). Paint on heat-set vinyl and neon, 84 × 560 × 11 in. (213.4 × 1422.4 × 27.9 cm). Remade by Philip Vanderhyden, 2014. The Estate of Gretchen Bender. Photograph by Philip Vanderhyden

    Time Out New York gives a shout-out to five must-see works in the 2014 Biennial, including Gretchen Bender’s, People in Pain, remade by Philip Vanderhyden.

    Gretchen Bender (1951–2004), People in Pain, 1988 (detail). Paint on heat-set vinyl and neon, 84 × 560 × 11 in. (213.4 × 1422.4 × 27.9 cm). Remade by Philip Vanderhyden, 2014. The Estate of Gretchen Bender. Photograph by Philip Vanderhyden

  7. We don’t always realize that what we see…we also feel.

    — Biennial artist John Mason discusses ways of looking at sculpture and how he became an artist.

  8. Behind-the-scenes look at the planning of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. The exhibition, which will fill nearly the entirety of the Whitney’s Marcel Breuer building, opens June 27. 

    Behind-the-scenes look at the planning of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. The exhibition, which will fill nearly the entirety of the Whitney’s Marcel Breuer building, opens June 27. 

  9. Words are becoming as legitimate as the more traditional subject matter of painting, drawing, video, and sculpture.

    — The Millions on writing in the 2014 Biennial.

  10. The most recent rotation of American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe is full of work to discover, including this 1977 sculpture by Roy Lichtenstein, Gold Fish Bowl. To illustrate the rich dialogue between America’s pre- and post-war art, Lichtenstein’s work is installed alongside paintings by Edward Hopper.

    The most recent rotation of American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe is full of work to discover, including this 1977 sculpture by Roy Lichtenstein, Gold Fish Bowl. To illustrate the rich dialogue between America’s pre- and post-war art, Lichtenstein’s work is installed alongside paintings by Edward Hopper.

  11. Duane Hanson was born today in 1925.
Duane Hanson (1925–1996), Woman with Dog, 1977. Synthetic polymer and oil on cast polyvinyl with clothing, hair, eyeglasses, watch, shoes, upholstered wood chair, ceramic dog with collar, and woven rug, 45 3/4 x 50 1/2 x 48 in. (116.2 x 128.3 x 121.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from Frances and Sydney Lewis  78.6a‑f. Art © Estate of Duane Hanson / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

    Duane Hanson was born today in 1925.

    Duane Hanson (1925–1996), Woman with Dog, 1977. Synthetic polymer and oil on cast polyvinyl with clothing, hair, eyeglasses, watch, shoes, upholstered wood chair, ceramic dog with collar, and woven rug, 45 3/4 x 50 1/2 x 48 in. (116.2 x 128.3 x 121.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from Frances and Sydney Lewis  78.6a‑f. Art © Estate of Duane Hanson / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

  12. Color is whatever comes out of the material and keeps it what it is.

    — Eva Hesse, who was born today in 1936. 

  13. Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE, the artist’s first U.S. retrospective, closes today! 
Robert Indiana (b. 1928), Decade: Autoportrait 1961, 1972–77. Oil on canvas. Collection of the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas; gift of Robert L. B. Tobin. © 2013 Morgan Art Foundation, Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

    Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE, the artist’s first U.S. retrospective, closes today! 

    Robert Indiana (b. 1928), Decade: Autoportrait 1961, 1972–77. Oil on canvas. Collection of the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas; gift of Robert L. B. Tobin. © 2013 Morgan Art Foundation, Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

  14. LAST WEEK! Explore five decades of Robert Indiana's bold and visually dazzling work in Beyond LOVE, on view through Sunday.
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

    LAST WEEK! Explore five decades of Robert Indiana's bold and visually dazzling work in Beyond LOVE, on view through Sunday.

    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

  15. Robert Indiana once said his goal was “that LOVE should cover the world.” Can you identitfy the locations of each of these works? Submit your answers by leaving a comment on our Facebook album. We’ll randomly select a correct commenter to win four tickets to the Museum.

    Beyond LOVE is on view through January 5.