Virtually explore the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City with Smarthistory as your guide
videos + essays
Superimposing Arabic calligraphy over a photograph of El Salvador's Izalco volcano, Hasbun reflects on her family's diasporic origins.
Having the young Wojnarowicz’s face disseminated as a visible queer child was a potent political symbol.
Shahn makes an not-so-subtle comparison between Christ and two Italians executed for a crime they didn’t commit.
This sculpture was hanging in the artist’s studio at the time of her death; it can be hung in numerous ways.
Are these objects the same size? Morris challenges our perception.