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An exciting guide to, and celebration of, the Whitney Museum and its outstanding collection of American art This all new handbook, a fresh look at the Whitney Museum of American Arts collection, highlights the museums extraordinary holdings and its fascinating history Featuring iconic pieces by artists such as Calder, Hopper, Johns, OKeeffe, and Warholas well as numerous works by under recognized individualsthis is not only a guide to the Whitneys collection, but also a remarkable primer on modern and contemporary American art Beautifully illustrated with abundant new photography, the book pairs scholarly entries onartists with images of some of their most significant works The museums history and the evolution of its collection, including the Whitneys important distinction as one of the few American museums founded by an artist, and the notion of American in relation to the collection, are covered in two short essays Published to coincide with the Whitneys highly anticipated move to a new facility in downtown New York in the spring of , this book celebrates the museums storied past and vibrant present as it looks ahead to its future


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