Jack Whitten

MoMA PS1

July 31 – September 5, 2010

Jack Whitten; Sorcerer’s Apprentice (facing wall)
The Comfort of Strangers (2010)
Installation view; MoMA PS1

Jack Whitten; Khee II, Red Black Green (from left to right)
The Comfort of Strangers (2010)
Installation view; MoMA PS1

Jack Whitten
Red, Black, Green (1980)
Acrylic on canvas; 64h x 64w in (162.56h x 162.56w cm)

Jack Whitten
Khee II (1978)
Acrylic on canvas; 72h x 84w in (182.88h x 213.36w cm)

Jack Whitten
Sorcerer’s Apprentice (1974)
Acrylic on canvas; 88.25h x 50.5w in (224.16h x 128.27w cm)

Press Release

The Comfort of Strangers
MoMA PS1
Long Island City, NY

Jack Whitten
Leslie Thornton
Sylvia Sleigh
Judith Bernestein

Organized by Cecilia Alemani, The Comfort of Strangers brings together work made in the 1970s and 1980s by four artists living and working in New York. The exhibition imagines unusual connections between different art works and art worlds.