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Tickets for Whitney Museum Of American Art

American art from the 20th century to today

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Mon, Wed, Thu & Sun: 10:30 AM – 6 PM Fri – Sat: 10:30 AM - 10 PM

Highlights

  • Thank philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney that you can view masterpieces of American art from 1900 to today
  • Delve into the world of the avant-garde with the Andy Warhol Film Project, then rise back up to the present with a panoramic view of New York from one of the Whitney’s many scenic terraces
  • Experience an ‘Alice in Wonderland’ moment when you ride the whimsical elevators. You’ll feel like you’re floating in a giant basket!

Description

In the early 20th century the art world was heavily biased towards European art and older classics. The philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney wasn't having it. She started her own museum devoted to living American artists. It's prospered ever since, becoming a touchstone of artistic achievement of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Still devoted to American art, the Whitney houses 21,000 works by 3,000 artists across many media. You’ll find paintings, sculptures, drawings, videos, photography and new media. We’re not saying you’ll get to feast your eyes on each and every piece, but you will get an insight into how American creative genius has manifested itself from 1900 to today.

Andy Warhol might be the most iconic name among the artists featured, but you’ll also get to meet other 20th century titans such as Jasper Johns, Georgia O’Keefe and Edward Hopper.

In addition to the visionaries of the recent past, the Whitney is still very much dedicated to championing the new. Every two years the Whitney Biennial features the work of young up-and-coming American artists.

Like most New Yorkers, the Whitney has moved around the city, a lot. Its most recent move was in 2015 to a new Downtown building designed by famed architect Renzo Piano. The new building gives the Whitney more space than ever to showcase its massive collection of modern and contemporary American art.

Located on the West side of Manhattan in the Meatpacking district, the Whitney Museum of American Art right off the High Line is the place you’ll meet American genius of the now.

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016 - Oct 28, 2016 - Feb 5, 2017 | An immersive video installation by artist Hito Steyerl
  • Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection - Apr 2, 2016 - Feb 12, 2017 | More than 200 works offering new perspectives on one of art's oldest genres
  • Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s - Jan 27 – May 14, 2017 | Including works by Basquiat and Salle, this is an in-depth look at a fast, colorful and dynamic decade

Address

Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St, NY 10014, New York

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Getting There

  • Subway: The closest lines are the A, C, E, and L at 14th Street.

Customer reviews

Jennifer
Nov 9, 2016
Amazing art, especially Julien
Isabelle
Oct 18, 2016
Great, large place, beautiful building, vendors were very hospitable, pleasant
jih chian
Jul 26, 2016
good space,good atmosphere
Terryl
Jul 14, 2016
The Whitney is a visual feast- not just due to the art but the ambiance is the best in New York. Having lunch on the 8th floor terrace -
with all of Manhattan visible - was an breathtaking experience. The exhibitions were educational and stunning. Bravo to all!!
Raanan
Jul 5, 2016
must-see
Judith
Jun 13, 2016
I loved the building itself but was soemwhat disillusionhed by the depressed and morose attitude of much of the art. The restaurant Untiitled was wonderful .. problbly the best part of the day.
Ingrid
May 17, 2016
🌷👍 Perfect from beginning to ens!
Rebecca
May 17, 2016
Wonderful time. Was very smooth getting in.
Marvin
May 4, 2016
Interesting art. Well presented
Betty
May 3, 2016
Seamless