Posts Tagged: Whitney Museum of American Art

Decaying Artwork Finds New Life

Pineapple, cabbage, lemon and other produce sit on top of natural wood plinths, evenly spaced in a white gallery

This week’s contributing author, Natalie Reeder, is an undergraduate student at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts pursuing a combined BA and MA in International Affairs & Spanish.  VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Spring 2020 Honors Seminar, The Art of Visual Intelligence… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: A Panel Discussion with Legacy Specialists, 2019

This week’s contributing author, Allison Spangler, is a Master of Arts student in the Museum Studies Program at New York University. Her current research involves museum programs that center around the inclusion of the living artist’s voice as an integral component to collection stewardship, documentation, and archiving. The discussion that unfolded on December 6, 2019… Read more »

The Wojnarowicz Challenge: Part III

VoCA, Wojnarowicz, contemporary art

This week’s contributing blogger, Maria Bastos-Stanek, was the VoCA summer 2017 intern. Bastos-Stanek graduated with a B.A. in the History of Art and Architecture from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in May 2017.   Launched in 2017 out of the Artists Archive Initiative at New York University, the David Wojnarowicz Knowledge Base serves as an interpretive… Read more »

“Implausible Presences”: George Ortman’s Constructions in the 1960s

Adam Dunlavy is a PhD student at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. After receiving his BA in art history from the University of Chicago, he has held curatorial internships at the Smart Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as the Lisa and Jerry O’Brien Curatorial Fellowship at the… Read more »

Art, Science, & the Intrigue of the Unknown

Christie Mitchell is a curatorial assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Prior to earning an MA at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, she was a research assistant for the publication and exhibition Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface, at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.   On a Saturday morning in the… Read more »

Artist Documentation Program

Throughout the process of organizing our Artist Interview Workshops, we are increasingly encouraged and amazed by the artist interview projects being undertaken already. These projects are succeeding in their goals to gain a better understanding of materials, techniques and intent of the artist. Over the coming months, we will be highlighting some of our colleague’s… Read more »