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Category: Whitney

1918… The First Marathon?

In 1918, a case can be made for the original ‘Marathons’ at 8th Street.  Twenty painters drew numbers, turned up at 8 West 8th Street and were given canvasses of different sizes, depending on the number they drew, and were instructed to paint pictures on the spot from memory without sitters or models over three […]

August 24, 2012 · Whitney

Robert Winthrop Chanler: Forgotten Windows

The Whitney Studio has always been a hub for the New York Studio School community; through lectures, meetings, critiques and dinners the space has remained a core gathering place for the School, just as it was for Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney during the early part of the 20th century.  Robert Winthrop Chanler’s installation, a bas-relief sculptural […]

August 6, 2012 · Whitney