Introducing the 2017 Whitney Biennial (Part 1)

The 2017 Whitney Biennial, the seventy-eighth installment of the longest-running survey of American art, arrives at a time rife with racial tensions, economic inequities, and polarizing politics. In the first film in a three-part series, learn about the Biennial's history and hear from artists and curators about what the exhibition represents today.

The Whitney is offering free admission to furloughed Federal employees with appropriate ID.