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"American Legends: From Calder to O'Keeffe"

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Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10021 40.773442 -73.96416
at 75th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
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$20, $16 for ages 19-25, $16 students and seniors, children under 18 free; F 6–9 pay what you wish

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6 at 77th St.

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Ongoing Wed-Thu, Sat-Sun, 11am-6pm; Fri, 1pm-9pm

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This show includes artwork by eighteen Americans, including my favorite Alexander Calder—a little wooden hourglass form with hairlike shapes wired to it. One of the best depictions of a male nipple ever, in Marsden Hartley’s portrait of a shirtless heavyweight boxer, makes me happy that this museum’s curators work so tirelessly at digging often and deep into their permanent collection.

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