Whitney Museum of American Art

Top 1% of attractions in New York City
8 / 10

16 expert reviews

“The collection of American art shows the best of best. The Felix Gonzales-Torres light bulb piece subverts past many visitors in its hallway display.”

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Fodor's Fodor's
"With its bold collection of 20th- and 21st-century contemporary American art, the Whitney presents an eclectic mix drawn from more than 19,000 works in its permanent collection." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"American art of the 20th and 21st centuries is on display in this contemporary building by Marcel Breuer smack in the middle of the haute shopping section of upper Madison Ave."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"Houses works by 20th century masters Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns, Georgia O’Keeffe and Mark Rothko." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Founded in 1930, the Whitney Museum of American Art has earned the distinction of being the first museum focusing on living American artists." Full review
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"Always has something to talk about, like the controversial Biennial."
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