Explore cutting-edge digital art on view at the Whitney and custom-made commissions for whitney.org.Drawing from the Whitney’s leading collection of digital art, Refigured, now open in our free Lobby Gallery, features video, animation, sculpture, and augmented reality works by leading artists working in digital art. The five installations reflect on the porous boundaries between virtual and physical realms and how their interplay shapes our ideas of selfhood.
Online, dive into new commissions for artport, the Whitney’s portal to Internet art and a gallery space for net and new media art. Auriea Harvey debuts SITE1, an immersive digital project that takes viewers through three-dimensional space, excavating the universe that the artist is building from mythologies and personal stories. Meanwhile, check back on our website every day at sunrise and sunset in NYC for our latest Sunrise/Sunset series of Internet art projects. Amelia Winger-Bearskin’s Sky/World Death/World combines animations and poetic text, connecting sunrise and sunset to Indigenous creation myths.
And have you heard the big news? Our very own Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Scott Rothkopf, will be the Museum’s new director beginning November 1. Our beloved Director Adam Weinberg is stepping down this fall after an incredible twenty years leading the Whitney. Read more about the announcement in The New York Times.