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Whitney Museum Of American Art
David Wojnarowicz’s Whitney Retrospective Is Overdue, But Couldn’t Be Timelier
This is an astonishingly relevant, urgently important show that reflects on what it means to be human in a time of encroaching political darkness.
What If Jimmie Durham, Noted Cherokee Artist, Is Not Actually Cherokee?
He’s been called “the art world’s Rachel Dolezal.”
Protest Art: What Is It Good For?
Digging through the Whitney’s archive of resistance.
This 8-Foot Candle Portrait Mesmerized Me
Jerry Saltz on Urs Fischer’s giant wax sculpture of artist-director Julian Schnabel.
year in culture 2015
The 10 Best Art Shows of 2015
Get the space for art right, and goodwill should follow.
Conlon Nancarrow’s Math-Mad Music
The Whitney brings attention to a great American eccentric.
Taking in Jeff Koons, Creator and Destroyer of Worlds
A mad perfectionist’s retrospective at the Whitney.
seeing out loud
Jerry Saltz on Gagosian’s Genius for Gigantism
“I hope this tide will float nearby boats and not swamp them.”
seeing out loud
Jerry Saltz on the Whitney Biennial
Careful correctness abounds.
Jerry Saltz: George W. Bush Is a Good Painter!
These belong in the Whitney.
Saltz: How I Came to Embrace Richard Artschwager’s Weirdness
How he finally won over our art critic.
Jerry Saltz on Wade Guyton’s Brave New Inkjet-Printer Paintbrush
You think high technology obliterates the touch of an artist’s hand? Guyton disagrees.
ask an art critic
Jerry Saltz Answers Your Questions About Museum Design and Self-Promotion
Museums that work, museums that don’t.