Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900-1960 at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Focusing on works made from 1900 to 1960, Where We Are traces how artists have approached the relationships, institutions, and activities that shape our lives. Drawn entirely from the Whitney’s holdings, the exhibition is organized around five themes: family and community, work, home, the spiritual, and the nation. During the six decades covered here, the United States experienced war and peace, economic collapse and recovery, and social discord and progress. American artists responded in complex and diverse ways, and a central aim of the exhibition is to honor each artist’s efforts to create her or his own vision of American life. The artists and their works suggest that our sense of self is composed of our responsibilities, places, and beliefs.

Start Date

April 28, 2017

End Date

December 31, 2017

Hours

10:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Address

Whitney Museum, 99 Gansevoort St., New York, NY

Event Type

Public

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