1. Tonight at 7 pm, Jeff Koons will speak with director Adam D. Weinberg for the tenth annual Annenberg Lecture. We’ll be live-tweeting from the event, so follow along! 
Photograph by Matthew Carasella/Social Shutterbug

    Tonight at 7 pm, Jeff Koons will speak with director Adam D. Weinberg for the tenth annual Annenberg Lecture. We’ll be live-tweeting from the event, so follow along

    Photograph by Matthew Carasella/Social Shutterbug

  2. Helen Frankenthaler's Blue Form in a Scene (1961) and Grace Hartigan's Sweden (1959) in Shaping a Collection: Five Decades of Gifts.
Photograph via heatherripleyart.

    Helen Frankenthaler's Blue Form in a Scene (1961) and Grace Hartigan's Sweden (1959) in Shaping a Collection: Five Decades of Gifts.

    Photograph via heatherripleyart.

  3. We’re thrilled to announce a gift of seventy-five iconic photographs from Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla and Celso Gonzalez-Falla.
Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946), Equivalent, 1923. Gelatin silver print. Promised gift of Sondra Gilman Gonzalez‑Falla and Celso Gonzalez‑Falla to Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and The Gilman and Gonzalez‑Falla Arts Foundation T.2014.251. Alfred Stieglitz: © 2014 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

    We’re thrilled to announce a gift of seventy-five iconic photographs from Sondra Gilman Gonzalez-Falla and Celso Gonzalez-Falla.

    Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946), Equivalent, 1923. Gelatin silver print. Promised gift of Sondra Gilman Gonzalez‑Falla and Celso Gonzalez‑Falla to Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and The Gilman and Gonzalez‑Falla Arts Foundation T.2014.251. Alfred Stieglitz: © 2014 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

  4. The best part about packing up the office is finding treasures, like these old subway posters.

    The best part about packing up the office is finding treasures, like these old subway posters.

  5. "A painting is not a picture of an experience; it is an experience." —Mark Rothko, born today in 1903. 
Photo via crabmink.

    "A painting is not a picture of an experience; it is an experience." —Mark Rothko, born today in 1903. 

    Photo via crabmink.

  6. Jeff Koons's Cat on a Clothesline (Aqua) courtesy cplu. 

    Jeff Koons's Cat on a Clothesline (Aqua) courtesy cplu

  7. "My work is about the viewer more than anything else." —Jeff Koons
Installation view Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (June 27–October 19, 2014) Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ron Amstutz

    "My work is about the viewer more than anything else." —Jeff Koons

    Installation view Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (June 27–October 19, 2014) Whitney Museum of American Art, N.Y. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ron Amstutz

  8. Did you know this organ sounds like a race car? Learn more about Jeff Koons’s Hulk/Elvis series. 
Installation view of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, June 27–October 19, 2014). Jeff Koons, Hulk (Organ), 2004–14; Liberty Bell, 2006–14. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz

    Did you know this organ sounds like a race car? Learn more about Jeff Koons’s Hulk/Elvis series. 

    Installation view of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, June 27–October 19, 2014). Jeff Koons, Hulk (Organ), 2004–14; Liberty Bell, 2006–14. © Jeff Koons. Photograph by Ronald Amstutz

  9. Jeff Koons's Bear and Policeman (1988) is about seven feet tall.
Photograph by Matthew Carasella/Social Shutterbug

    Jeff Koons's Bear and Policeman (1988) is about seven feet tall.

    Photograph by Matthew Carasella/Social Shutterbug

  10. For this painting, Koons intended the two images of the Playboy playmates on its surface to refer to Andy Warhol’s work Double Elvis.
Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Elvis, 2003. Oil on canvas; 108 × 93 in. (274.3 × 236.2 cm). Stefan T. Edlis Collection © Jeff Koons

    For this painting, Koons intended the two images of the Playboy playmates on its surface to refer to Andy Warhol’s work Double Elvis.

    Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Elvis, 2003. Oil on canvas; 108 × 93 in. (274.3 × 236.2 cm). Stefan T. Edlis Collection © Jeff Koons

  11. Art Papers reads the Whitney’s stars, in advance of the move to the new building.

    Art Papers reads the Whitney’s stars, in advance of the move to the new building.

  12. Browse the Museum Shop online or in person (no admission ticket required) for gifts and titles inspired by Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.

    Browse the Museum Shop online or in person (no admission ticket required) for gifts and titles inspired by Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.

  13. While from the corner of Gansevoort and Washington Streets the Future Whitney looks nearly complete, activity continues both inside and out in preparation for the opening in spring 2015.

  14. One of the amazing things about art is that it changes every day, and its meaning to you changes every day.

    — Jeff Koons

  15. Sketch of a Jeff Koons selfie by 1011drawings.

    Sketch of a Jeff Koons selfie by 1011drawings.