Charles Ray

The Whitney Museum announces inaugural show, and the Internet parses

The Whitney Museum announces inaugural show, and the Internet parses

The Whitney Museum of American Art's new Renzo Piano-designed digs are nearly ready for opening day on May 1. And now comes the art.

This week, the lineup for the relocated museum's inaugural show, "America Is Hard to See," was announced; more than 600 works from the permanent collection by more than 400 artists will be featured in the exhibition that will fill the Whitney's 50,000 square feet of gallery space as well as 13,000 square feet of terraces.

"Numerous pieces that have...

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