THE WHITNEY’S AMERICAN REVOLUTION

by Ian Volner

by Cultured Magazine
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Image courtesy of Matthu Placek

 

The Whitney Museum of American Art  is New York’s essential institutional oddball. The stately Metropolitan Museum of Art, with its grand Beaux Arts palace on upper Fifth Avenue, stands for history and permanence; the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), in its coolly elegant Midtown digs, speaks for svelte, cosmopolitan sophistication and blockbuster artistic spectacles; but the Whitney is a thing apart, a cultural anomaly that’s managed to soldier on, decade after decade, propelled by little except its own dogged eccentricity.

 

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      Miami / United States

      Cultured Magazine is an art, design and architecture magazine published five times a year by the Miami-based Whitehaus Media Group. Each issue of Cultured Magazine presents the world’s creative set—its provocateurs, influencers, icons and next generation—in a manner that engages readers and leaves them hungry for the next issue! )