Commissions

Access original works of art commissioned specifically for artport by the Whitney.


Addie Wagenknecht, Believe me
2017

A cracked screen showing a distorted image of the American flag and a floral arrangement.

Addie Wagenknecht's Believe me questions the status of reality as it is mediated through our screens.

Proxy, 5-WM2A

Commissioned for the 2014 Whitney Gala and Studio Party, Proxy, 5-WM2A is a virtual designer drug by Will Pappenheimer.

America's Got No Talent

“America’s Got No Talent” is a web-based software project by Jonah Brucker-Cohen and Katherine Moriwaki that attempts to synthesize and process the steady stream of Twitter feeds for several American reality television shows.

Clickistan

CLICKISTAN references early net art and classic coin-operated arcade games.

Screening Circle

Screening Circle adapts the cultural tradition of the quilting circle into an online format.

The Battle of Algiers

This work recomposes scenes from the 1965 film of the same name by director Gillo Pontecorvo.

Tripolar

Originally commissioned by the Whitney for its 2002 CODeDOC exhibition, Scott Snibbe’s Tripolar animates the tangled, abstract, and ever-changing forms a pendulum makes as it swings over a magnetic base.


Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise/Sunset is a series of Internet art projects commissioned by the Whitney specifically for whitney.org to mark sunset and sunrise in New York City every day.

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