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  1. Welcome to Whitney Stories

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    Unfolding over the next two years, the Whitney Stories video series provides a look behind the scenes as the Museum prepares to move to its new building in the Meatpacking District in 2015. The fifteen-part…

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    • Rituals of Rented Island: Julia Heyward

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      Artist Julia Heyward discusses artistic influences on her generation of performance artists, as well as her works on view in the exhibition Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance,…

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      • Rituals of Rented Island: Sylvia Palacios Whitman

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        Artist Sylvia Palacios Whitman discusses her involvement in the 1970s performance art scene and her work from that era, on view in the exhibition Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance,…

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        • Whitney Stories: Fred Wilson

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          In this second installment of the Whitney Stories video series, artist and Museum trustee Fred Wilson discusses his history working within the context of museum spaces and shares his thoughts on the…

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          • Whitney Stories: Carol Mancusi-Ungaro

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            In this first installment of the Whitney Stories video series, Associate Director for Conservation and Research Carol Mancusi-Ungaro discusses her professional background, the importance of the…

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            • Whitney Stories: Larissa Gentile

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              Larissa Gentile, the Whitney's Building Project Manager, speaks about the thinking behind the Whitney's future building and provides insight into the planning and construction process. This…

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              • The Whitney Women

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                As the Whitney prepares for its historic move downtown, Flora Miller Biddle discusses the three generations of "Whitney Women"--her grandmother Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, who in 1914 founded…

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                • T. J. Wilcox, In the Air, 2013

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                  Artist T. J. Wilcox discusses the influence of New York City on his video installation In the Air (September 19, 2013 - February 9, 2014).

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                  • Robert Irwin in Conversation with Donna De Salvo

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                    A central figure in the California Light and Space movement, Robert Irwin (b. 1928) has been creating installations and works of art for over six decades that challenge viewers’ perceptions…

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                    • Jennifer Tipton on Edward Hopper

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                      Theatrical lighting designer Jennifer Tipton discusses the use of light in three paintings by Edward Hopper, on view in Hopper Drawing (May 23–October 6, 2013).

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                      • Lawrence Weschler on Robert Irwin

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                        Lawrence Weschler, author of Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: Over Thirty Years of Conversations with Robert Irwin, discusses the experience of viewing Robert Irwin's Scrim…

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                        • Jay DeFeo's The Rose

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                          In this video, Leah Levy, Director and Trustee of The Jay DeFeo Trust; David A. Ross, Director of the Whitney from 1991-97; Lisa Phillips, Curator at the Whitney from 1988-99; and Dana Miller, the…

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