Whitney Biennial 2012 / [curated by Elisabeth Sussman, Jay Sanders].

Whitney Biennial 2012 / [curated by Elisabeth Sussman, Jay Sanders].

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New York : Whitney Museum of American Art ; New Haven ; London : Distributed by Yale University Press, [2012], ©2012.
319 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm.
Other Authors: 
Sussman, Elisabeth, 1939- author, editor of compilation.
Sanders, Jay, 1975- author, editor of compilation.
Whitney Museum of American Art.
Conference Name: 
Whitney Biennial (2012 : New York, N.Y.)
Format of Material: 
Bib ID: 
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Call Number: 
N6512.7.W49 2012z
"This catalogue was produced on the occasion of the Whitney Biennial 2012, March 1-May 27, 2012."
John Night postcard inserted between p. [166-167].
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Since its introduction in 1932, the Whitney Biennial--the Museum's signature exhibition and a highly anticipated event in the art world--has charted new developments in contemporary art. Inaugurated by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in 1932, these biennial exhibitions have demonstrated the museum's commitment to supporting the development of 20th- and 21st-century American art. The 2012 Biennial features works by approximately 50 artists working in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, dance, and performance. Elisabeth Sussman (co-organizer of the influential, politically provocative 1993 Whitney Biennial) and Jay Sanders provide an insightful joint essay, and a group of art historians and critics contribute entries on common themes and ideas from the represented artists' techniques and influences. In addition, a significant portion of the catalogue is devoted to original contributions from each of the participating artists, in a unique effort to provide a more experiential understanding of the exhibition. For more information on the 2012 Whitney Biennial and its participating artists, visit www.whitney.org"--Provided by publisher.
Purchase; Whitney Museum of American Art; 1000120401
On biennials / Adam D. Weinberg with Eric Banks --
A year in the making --
/ Jay Sanders and Elisabeth Sussman with Thomas Beard and Ed Halter --
High lines (for sick bees) / John Kelsey --
There's no place like home / Andrea Fraser --
Painting travesty / David Joselit --
Artist pages. Kai Althoff --
Thom Andersen --
Charles Atlas --
Lutz Bacher --
Forrest Bess [by Robert Gober] --
Michael Clark --
Dennis Cooper & Gisèle Vienne --
Cameron Crawford --
Moyra Davey --
Liz Deschenes --
Nathaniel Dorsky --
Nicole Eisenman --
Kevin Jerome Everson --
Vincent Fecteau --
Andrea Fraser --
LaToya Ruby Frazier --
Vincent Gallo --
K8 Hardy --
Richard Hawkins --
Werner Herzog --
Jerome Hiler --
Matt Hoyt --
Dawn Kasper --
Mike Kelley --
John Kelsey --
John Knight --
Jutta Koether --
George Kuchar --
Laida Lertxundi --
Kate Levant --
Sam Lewitt --
Joanna Malinowska --
Andrew Masullo --
Nick Mauss --
Richard Maxwell --
Sarah Michelson --
Alicia Hall Moran & Jason Moran --
Laura Poitras --
Matt Porterfield --
Luther Price --
Lucy Raven --
The Red Krayola --
Kelly Reichardt --
Elaine Reichek --
Michael Robinson --
Georgia Sagri --
Michael E. Smith --
Tom Thayer --
Wu Tsang --
Oscar Tuazon --
Frederick Wiseman.
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