No. 408: Summer clips: Stanley Whitney

Episode No. 408 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a summer clips episode featuring a previously aired conversation with Stanley Whitney.

The Saint Louis Art Museum will exhibit Whitney’s work in “The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection,” which opens next month. The show presents many of the 81 artworks by black abstractionists that Monique and Ronald Ollie recently gifted to the museum. Among the artists included in the exhibition are Frank Wimberley, Sam Gilliam, Chakaia Booker, Norman Lewis, Frank Bowling, Ed Clark, Jack Whitten and Whitney. “The Shape of Abstraction” will be on view from September 17 through March 8, 2020. It was curated  by Gretchen L. Wagner and Alexis Assam.

For images of artworks discussed on the program, see the show page for Episode No. 272.

Air date: August 29, 2019.

Stanley Whitney, Out into the Open, 2000.

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