Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney Museum houses one of the world's foremost collections of twentieth-century American art. The Permanent Collection of some 12,000 works encompasses paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations, drawings, prints, and photographs-and is still growing.
Category Art Museums
Phone (212) 570-3600
Madison Ave at 75th Street
New York, NY 10021
News About Whitney Museum of American Art
In the postwar period, the traditional notion of art as a discrete object has changed to include environments, places, and sites.
Whitney Museum Unveils Design by Renzo Piano for New Downtown Building
The Whitney Museum of American Art released detailed plans to add a second Whitney Museum site to the cultural and civic landscape of New York City with the construction of a new, six-floor, 185,000-squarefoot building in downtown Manhattan.