May 22, 2015

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Photograph by Brendan McDermid, Reuters

Colorful chairs catch a photographer's eye during a preview of the new Whitney Museum of American Art location in New York City. When the Metropolitan Museum of Art turned down Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's personal art collection, she opened her own gallery in 1931. Today the Whitney holds some 18,000 pieces by more than 2,700 American artists.

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