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Whitney Museum of American Art

Located in the heart of Manhattan, the Whitney Museum of American Art is a must-see in New York. It is a museum that celebrates American art between the 20th and 21st centuries. You can see more than 21,000 works, including about 3,000 paintings by Edward Hopper. Considered one of the representatives of American realism, he painted the daily life of the middle classes. Marsden Hartley, Max Weber and Georgia O'Keeffe also left their mark on the Whitney Museum of American Art. Moreover, it is possible to contemplate their works in some temporary exhibitions. This site is not only a place of exhibition but also attracts by its architecture. With its asymmetrical shape, this building is directly inspired by brutalism.
Whitney Museum of American Art

FAQs for Whitney Museum of American Art

  • Who founded the Whitney Museum of American Art?
    In 1931, collector Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney founded the Whitney Museum of American Art in Greenwich Village.

  • What works by Andy Warhol can be seen at the Whitney Museum of American Art?
    Andy Warhol's works on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art are Sigmund Freud (1980), The Shadow (1981) and Absolut Vodka (1985).