Manhattan Cornerstone Presbyterian Church | Whitney Biennial 2017


Whitney Biennial 2017

05 Apr 2017, Posted by pastor in art, Front, pastoral

Although I am not a big fan of Whitney’s curatorial program, I tend to enjoy its Biennials from time to time. This year’s Biennial seems less experimental; definitely, one of the better ones, at least I enjoyed it.

My picks:

Photograph of portrait hanging on an abandoned building wall

John Divola (b. 1949), Abandoned Painting B, 2007. Inkjet print, 44 x 54 in. (111.8 x 137.2 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy Maccarone Gallery, New York and Los Angeles, and Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA


Painting of a man grilling meat

Henry Taylor (b. 1958), The 4th, 2012. Acrylic on canvas, top: 90 × 74 in. (228.6 × 188 cm); bottom: 66 × 74 in. (167.6 × 188 cm); overall: 156 × 74 in. (396.2 × 188 cm). Collection of the artist; Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo. Photograph by Sam Kahn