1. A look back at some of our favorite moments of 2012.

    Clockwise from top left: Werner Herzog and Biennial curators Jay Sanders and Elisabeth Sussman discuss Herzog’s thoughts on contemporary art; Yayoi Kusama with her work Guidepost to the New Space at Hudson River Park Pier 45, installed on the occasion of her retrospective; and Bucksbaum award winner Sarah Michelson's  Devotion Study #1—The American Dancer at Whitney Biennial 2012.

  2. Audio of filmmaker Werner Herzog’s talk with 2012 Biennial curators Jay Sanders and Elisabeth Sussman is now up on our website. Hearsay of the Soul, Herzog’s Biennial contribution is on view through May 27, 2012. 
Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke

    Audio of filmmaker Werner Herzog’s talk with 2012 Biennial curators Jay Sanders and Elisabeth Sussman is now up on our website. Hearsay of the SoulHerzog’s Biennial contribution is on view through May 27, 2012. 

    Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke


  3. "In a way, I am like a sore thumb in your museum. In another way, I belong here and I’m proud to be here." 
See tweets and photos from Werner Herzog’s talk with the Biennial curators via Storify. 

    "In a way, I am like a sore thumb in your museum. In another way, I belong here and I’m proud to be here." 

    See tweets and photos from Werner Herzog’s talk with the Biennial curators via Storify. 

  4. Werner Herzog shared slides of work by his favorite artists (Grünewaldda VinciSeghers) during today’s talk with Biennial curators Jay Sanders and Elisabeth Sussman. 

  5. Werner Herzog, Excerpt from Ode to the Dawn of Man, 2011. 

    Cellist Ernst Reijseger will be performing at the Whitney on May 11, 2012. Herzog’s short film, Ode to the Dawn of Man is incorporated into his Biennial work, Hearsay of the Soul

  6. Werner Herzog reads his wall label at the 2012 Biennial opening party. 
Herzog will discuss his Biennial contribution with exhibition curators Jay Sanders and Elisabeth Sussman Thursday, May 17 at noon. Free with admission, but reservations are required. 

    Werner Herzog reads his wall label at the 2012 Biennial opening party. 

    Herzog will discuss his Biennial contribution with exhibition curators Jay Sanders and Elisabeth Sussman Thursday, May 17 at noon. Free with admission, but reservations are required.