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Whitney, David


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role Collector Patron Dealer/Gallery
dates 1939–2005
city New York
stateNY
other citiesWorcester, MA; Providence, RI; New Canaan, CT; Big Sur, CA;
gender M
historical notes David Grainger Whitney was an art collector, curator, and the long-time companion of architect Philip Johnson.

Whitney organized exhibitions of Jasper Johns, Cy Twombly, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Michael Heizer, Julian Schnabel, and David Salle.

He collecting taste included George Ohr pottery, Tiffany glass, and furniture by Philippe Starck, Elisabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti.
decades
of activity
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
1990-2000
2000-2010
websitehttp://philipjohnsonglasshouse.org/history/bios/whitney/
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see also:
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005