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Whitney Museum of American Art

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The Whitney Museum of American Art is an art gallery and museum in New York City founded in 1931 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.

The Whitney Museum is particularly known for displaying contemporary American art, even more up-to-date than the Museum of Modern Art. It is most famous for its long-standing tradition of hosting a biennial art show that displays many lesser-known artists new to the American art scene.

Noted American artist Edward Hopper bequeathed many of his works to the Whitney Museum.

In addition to its traditional collection the Whitney has an internet website that features "Net Art".

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