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Verbal and Touch Tour @ Whitney Museum

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

VERBAL DESCRIPTION AND TOUCH TOUR
PROGRAMMED: RULES, CODES, AND CHOREOGRAPHIES IN ART, 1965–2018
This show establishes connections between works of art based on instructions, spanning over fifty years of conceptual, video, and computational art. The pieces in the exhibition are all “programmed” using instructions, sets of rules, and code, but also address the use of programming in their creation.

Featuring works drawn from the Whitney’s collection, Programmed looks back at predecessors of computational art and shows how the ideas addressed in those earlier works have evolved in contemporary artistic practices. At a time when our world is increasingly driven by automated systems, Programmed traces how rules and instructions in art have both responded to and been shaped by technologies, resulting in profound changes to our image culture.

Space is limited and reservations are required. Please call
646-666-5574 or email accessfeedback@whitney.org to RSVP.

Whitney Verbal Description and Touch Tours provide an opportunity for visitors who are blind or have low vision and their companions to experience the Museum through vivid description and tactile opportunities. These free small group tours provide in-depth focus on a selection of artworks in a variety of media.

Details

Date:
March 22
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:

Venue

Whitney Museum
99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014 United States
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Phone:
(646) 666-5574
Website:
whitney.org/Education/Access/TouchTours