Sixteen years ago, Santa Fe had a vision to establish a contemporary art museum with the focus of bringing contemporary art to the city with an accompanying biennial. In 2008, Denver decided to join the biennial craze.
In 2010, the Whitney Biennial will, for the first time, be comprised by a majority of women artists. When asked why, curator Gary Carrion-Murayari said, "I didn't look for women artists. They were just in front of our eyes."