18 Whitney Mentions, 2010 Selected press on O’Grady in the Biennial

A compilation of 18 selected and conflicting mentions of Lorraine O’Grady’s piece in the 2010 Whitney Biennial press provides an opportunity to compare responses to The First and the Last of the Modernists and parse their differences.

[PDF contains the 18 quotes, plus links to their source articles.]
1. Charlie Finch, “A Room of One’s Own.” Review of the Whitney Biennial, Artnet.com, February 24, 2010. 
2. Holland Cotter, “At a Biennial on a Budget, Tweaking and Provoking.” New York Times, February 25, 2010, p C21.
3. DLK Collection, “Whitney Biennial 2010,” April 20, 2010. 
4. Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof, The Artblog. By Libby, “Shiny penny no more—Whitney Biennial takes on the new America.” 
5. Amanda McCleod, “National Treasure: In Which It Only Happens Once Every Two Years.” ThisRecording.com, Mar7,2010.
6. Dan Boehl, “Armory, Volta, Biennial: The Best Things.” . . . might be good, issue 143, March 12, 2010.
7. Christian Viveros-Fauné, “Welcome to the Mixed-Up, Dialed Down 2010 Whitney Biennial.” The Village Voice, March 2, 2010.    

8. Sur Rodney Sur, “Sur Responds to 3/2/2010 Village Voice remark in Biennial review.” In Comments section of review, plus Facebook.                                                                                                                        
9. Santos-Paglinawan Collective, “High Society: Impressions from the Whitney Biennial.” College Hill Independent, Mar 18, 2010.
10. Edward Rubin, “Review of the 2010 Whitney Biennial Exibition.” Artes Magazine, April 29, 2010.
11. Sam Sifton, “Robert, the Wright and Sandwiched.” In “Dining Briefs,” The New York Times, March 30, 2010.
12. Kevin McGarry, “2010: A Small Odyssey.” Rhizome, Mar 10, 2010.
13. Sarah Douglas, “’2010’ at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.” Modern Painters, ARTINFO.com, April 29, 2010.
14. Howard Halle, “2010: The Whitney finally figures out how to put on a Biennial,” Time Out New York, March 1, 2010. ( . . . )


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