1. K8 Hardy, Untitled Runway Show, May 20, 2012, featuring a runway created by fellow Biennial artist Oscar Tuazon.
Photograph © Paula Court

    K8 Hardy, Untitled Runway Show, May 20, 2012, featuring a runway created by fellow Biennial artist Oscar Tuazon.

    Photograph © Paula Court

  2. K8 Hardy presents her Untitled Runway Show at 4 pm and 5 pm this Sunday, May 20, 2012 as part of the Biennial.

    Invitations by K8 Hardy

  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. "Let me tell you something. You can’t burn a bra anymore." 

    K8 Hardy talks to The New York Times in advance of her Biennial fashion shows this Sunday, May 20, 2012. 

  6. jmteens:

    Teens from The Whitney’s YI Leaders program gave us a tour of the Biennial on Sunday.  It was really fantastic!  Thank you, Whitney!

  7. Visitors in front of Nicole Eisenman’s monotypes. 
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Old love at the Whitney Biennial- The Whitney, NYC

    Visitors in front of Nicole Eisenman’s monotypes. 

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    Old love at the Whitney Biennial- The Whitney, NYC

  8. Georgia Sagri, Working the No Work, 2011-12. Video via Vernissage TV

    Sagri will perform on select Fridays and Sundays through May 27, 2012, as part of the Biennial

  9. "Art, Ancestry, and Africa: Letting it All Bleed": Ben Ratliff of The New York Times on BLEED, Alicia Hall Moran and Jason Moran’s Biennial residency, which took place May 9-13, 2012. 
Photograph of Kara Walker performing as Karaoke Walkrrr by Yana Paskova for The New York Times

    "Art, Ancestry, and Africa: Letting it All Bleed": Ben Ratliff of The New York Times on BLEED, Alicia Hall Moran and Jason Moran’s Biennial residency, which took place May 9-13, 2012. 

    Photograph of Kara Walker performing as Karaoke Walkrrr by Yana Paskova for The New York Times

  10. Mike Kelley (1954–2012), The Mobile Homestead in front of the abandoned Detroit Central Train Station, 2010. © Mike Kelley. Photograph by Corine Vermuelen
MOCA Detroit and Artangel announced today that construction will begin on a full-size replica of Mike Kelley’s childhood home. 
From May 16-20, 2012, the Whitney will screen three videos Kelley created during the first phase of the Mobile Homestead project. On May 20 John C. Welchman, co-director of the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, and Scott Benzel, a frequent Kelley collaborator and producer of the Mobile Homestead videos, will discuss the project. 

    Mike Kelley (1954–2012), The Mobile Homestead in front of the abandoned Detroit Central Train Station, 2010. © Mike Kelley. Photograph by Corine Vermuelen

    MOCA Detroit and Artangel announced today that construction will begin on a full-size replica of Mike Kelley’s childhood home. 

    From May 16-20, 2012, the Whitney will screen three videos Kelley created during the first phase of the Mobile Homestead project. On May 20 John C. Welchman, co-director of the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, and Scott Benzel, a frequent Kelley collaborator and producer of the Mobile Homestead videos, will discuss the project. 

  11. Wu Tsang, Production still from WILDNESS, 2012. © Wu Tsang; courtesy the artist 
Tsang will join fellow filmmaker Matt Wolf in conversation on Sunday.

    Wu Tsang, Production still from WILDNESS, 2012. © Wu Tsang; courtesy the artist 

    Tsang will join fellow filmmaker Matt Wolf in conversation on Sunday.

  12. Kai Althoff at the Whitney Biennial

    Kai Althoff, Untitled, 2011-12. 

    Kai Althoff has updated his 2nd Floor Biennial installation. It looks quite different!

    Photograph by carolinecblaker

  13. Wu Tsang, Production still from WILDNESS, 2012. © Wu Tsang; courtesy the artist 
WILDNESS screens May 9-13, 2012 as part of the 2012 Biennial. The film presents a portrait of the Silver Platter, a historic landmark bar on the east side of Los Angeles that has provided a home for Latin/LGBT immigrant communities since 1963. 

    Wu Tsang, Production still from WILDNESS, 2012. © Wu Tsang; courtesy the artist 

    WILDNESS screens May 9-13, 2012 as part of the 2012 Biennial. The film presents a portrait of the Silver Platter, a historic landmark bar on the east side of Los Angeles that has provided a home for Latin/LGBT immigrant communities since 1963. 

  14. "Break down the art world."  

    LISTEN: Jason Moran, “Break Down”

    Via WNYC’s Soundcheck: Gig Alert: Alicia Hall Moran and Jason Moran

  15. Wu Tsang, trailer for WILDNESS, 2012.

    May 9-13, 2012: Wu Tsang’s film WILDNESS screens multiple times daily as part of the 2012 Biennial. While you’re at the museum, be sure to check out Tsang’s 4th Floor installation, GREEN ROOM.