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Get here fast because the museum is moving downtown to the Meatpacking District. Their new six-story, 195,000-square-foot building will be designed by Renzo Piano and cost $680 million.
The Wall Street Journal
Designed by Marcel Breuer, the Whitney Museum's current building opened in 1966. Jacqueline Kennedy attended the building on opening day.
Whitney Museum of American Art
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Make sure you see Paul Thek's "meat" sculptures and other objects on display; this pioneer of installation art influenced such contemporary art stars as Damien Hirst. Oct 21–Jan 9.
Time Out New York
rating 4 out of 5
The Whitney Museum of American Art is one of my favorite museum destinations. They hold wonderful pieces in their collection - especially Hoppers! - and are known for exhibitions that highlight provocative established and upcoming artists. Their Biennial is a weathervane for the current state of the....
i think the whitney is free on either thursday or friday nights, or at least it's pay-what-you-want. i usually give a dollar and go with a date. it's really worth it. i love the exhibits they have and love taking my time on a quiet night. they have about five floors and it doesn't get to....
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Brutalist architecture wins few fans. But the contents are great. Well located on the UES. Friendly staff. Nice restaurant downstairs.