Whitney Biennial: Quiet as It’s Kept

Whitney Museum of American Art
N. H. Pritchard, Red Abstract / fragment, 1968–69. Typewriting and ink on paper, 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm). Private collection
Denyse Thomasos, Displaced Burial/Burial at Gorée, 1993. (Courtesy the Estate of Denyse Thomasos and Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto)
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Permutations (still), 1976, 16mm film, black and white, silent; 10 min. University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; gift of the Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Archive

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Permutations (still), 1976. University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

James Little, Borrowed Times, 2021. Oil on linen, 64 × 74 in. (162.6 × 188 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy the artist and Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago. Photograph by Ron Amstutz
Rick Lowe, Project Row Houses: If Artists Are Creative Why Can’t They Create Solutions, 2021. Acrylic and paper collage on canvas, sixteen panels, 36 × 48 in. each, 144 × 192 in. overall (91.4 × 121.9 cm each, 370 × 490 cm overall). Collection of the artist; courtesy the artist and Gagosian, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London, and Hong Kong
Buck Ellison, Fog, In His Light We Shall See The Light, Raintree 23 Ltd Ptnr, Excess Distribution Carryover, If Any, 2003, 2021. Archival pigment print, 48 × 60 in. (121.9 × 152.4 cm). Collection of the artist
Dyani White Hawk, Wopila|Lineage, 2021. Acrylic, glass bugle beads, and synthetic sinew on aluminum panel, 8 × 14 ft. (2.4 × 4.3 m). Collection of the artist; courtesy the artist and Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. Photograph by Ron Amstutz
Lucy Raven, still from Demolition of a Wall (Album 1), 2022. Video, color, quadrophonic sound, looped; 20:58 min., wood and aluminum screen, and aluminum seating structure. Courtesy Lisson Gallery, London, New York, and Shanghai. © Lucy Raven

 

Whitney Biennial 2022:
Quiet as It’s Kept
Curators: David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards
Whitney Museum of American Art
6 April – 5 September, 2022

But Not So Quiet

Excerpt from Cathy Park Hong’s book Minor Feelings, pages 158-59 in the chapter “Portrait of an Artist” devoted to poet and artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha.

 

Cathy Park Hong
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning
One World Trade Paperback Edition: New York, 2021