January 19 — February 20, 2013
Robert Whitman has been a pioneer and central protagonist of New York’s 1960s new art movements. Today, his work, ideas and methodology can be seen to have a far-reaching impact on contemporary practice in the New York and broader international art scene. His performances and installations are exceptional fixed points within the collective aesthetic memory of the last four decades of U.S. art practice – thus giving his work a near meta- historical perspective of reception. Vitally, having been at the core of the radical movements of his early days, Whitman’s work might be regarded today as an allegory of art making itself.