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NEW YORK: Top Ten Shows On Now That You Can't Miss

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

ARTINFO shares its top ten picks for where to while away the hours before September kicks the next art season into gear.

Leonard A. Lauder Backs Whitney Museum Building Downtown | CAROL VOGEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After 25 years of false starts, the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art has taken a step that will redefine the 80-year-old institution. It vo...

Whitney Museum Receives Major Artwork Gift From Emily Fisher Landau

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Whitney Museum of American Art has received a major gift of more than 350 works of art from a longtime benefactor. The museum sa...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog is here and we have some great events happening for you this week! Thursday marks the beginning of one of the most exciting art events of t...

Whitney Museum's Downtown High Line Design By Renzo Piano | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As expansion efforts go, the Whitney Museum of American Art's record of futility is hard to match. Over 25 years it commissioned six expansion designs...

Robert Hurst Duplex Listed For $29 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Robert Hurst has put his 950 5th Avenue duplex on the market. Hurst, a old Goldman Sachs bigwig and former president of the Whitney Museum, is listi...

Whitney Museum To Open High Line Branch | CAROL VOGEL and KATE TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When the cosmetics heir Leonard A. Lauder gave $131 million to the Whitney Museum of American Art two years ago, it was the biggest donation in the in...

"Marine Wedding" Brings the War Home

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Sauer

No matter what new technologies develop, singular photos always seem to provide the lasting images that sum up wars on the whole. Nina Berman's photo essay "Marine Wedding" is is gut wrenching, and, in parts, heart-breaking almost beyond description.

Open All Day and Night: Michael Asher's Whitney Biennial Intervention

Gary Carrion-Murayari | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gary Carrion-Murayari

Beginning Tuesday at midnight and continuing through Friday at 11:59 pm, the Whitney will be open continuously, 24-hours a day, per artist Michael Asher's instructions.

Artlog's Top Summer Museum Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

We highlight here the best major museum summer shows in New York City.

Whitney Museum Board Approves New Renzo Piano-Designed Building

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Whitney Museum of American Art will break ground on a new museum in downtown Manhattan in 2011. The museum's board on Tuesday ni...

Whitney Museum In Talks To Lease Marcel Breuer Building To Met

Art+Auction: In the Air | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When the Whitney Museum of American Art's board of trustees meets next Tuesday to formally vote to approve its $680 million expansion into the Meatpac...

America at a Crossroads (Again): Bruce High Quality Foundation and the Whitney Biennial

David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Weiner

The best piece in this year's Whitney Biennial will knock you on your ass, and make you afraid to look in the mirror.

Whitney Biennial 2010 Reflects American-ness

Nicole Campoy-Leffler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nicole Campoy-Leffler

Curators Francesco Bonami and Gary Carrion-Murayari have indeed found the pulse of the art world in America

The Faithful Shopper: Unexpected Treasures -- Museum and Retail Dining

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's a well-kept secret that some of the best restaurants in any major city are located in its museums and department stores.

Culture Zohn: Whitney Biennial Exclusive

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

The Whitney Biennial's curator flags five pieces exclusively for HuffPost readers, and we check out this year's recession-friendly art on Opening Night.

The Whitney Biennial Goes Raw

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Geana

If the Biennial is supposed to have its thumb on the pulse that is American culture, they have succeeded. I didn't like what I saw, either.

Brazen Madison Ave Jewel Heist Leaves One Dead

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A jewelry store worker was shot to death in a brazen midday robbery Wednesday in a shop on posh Madison Avenue, police said. Two peo...

Lindsay, Mischa And Taylor At The Whitney Gala: Who's The Biggest Hot Mess? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Mischa Barton, Taylor Momsen and Lindsay Lohan all showed up at the Whitney Museum Gala in NYC Monday night, where Mischa acknowledged that TV is not ...

Sleep Loss in America: The Decade That Didn't Sleep and Why It's Complicated

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

We have been on a roller coaster when it comes to how we now sleep and what a ride we have been on.

Los Angeles Artists To Represent At 2010 Whitney Biennial

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Score one for the home team, including a local comic artist. Twelve Los Angeles-based artists have been chosen to participate in the 2010 Whitney Bie...

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Sasha Nicholas Makes Sense of Georgia O'Keeffe

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2009-09-18-chuff_okeefe_fp.jpgAn exclusive conversation with a curator of the Whitney Museum O'Keeffe exhibition sheds light on the intimate letters of the passionate power couple of art.

Fashion's Darling Benefit: Whitney Art Party

Celia Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Celia Chen

The host committee of the Whitney Art Party is populated with fashion elite from designers to models to media and this year was no exception.

Culture Zohn: Calder, Picasso and Morandi: Three Great Artists of the Twentieth Century

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-10-17-ztightropepull.jpg The three exhibitions will alternately lift your spirits, take your breath away, make you contemplative, and give you welcome respite from the stomach-churning economic and political news of the day.

NYC's Whitney to Receive $131M Gift

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Cosmetics executive Leonard A. Lauder says he will give $131 million to the Whitney Museum of American Art, the largest donation in t...