“I think this painting in some ways speaks to what curators do: the gathering of images, the hanging of them, the arranging of them.” New on Whitney Stories, Scott Rothkopf describes the portraits visible in Jasper Johns’s Racing Thoughts, and connects the painting with his work as the Whitney’s chief curator.
SUPREME COURT - photography: Ethan James Green - fashion editor / styling: Edward Enninful - hair: Jimmy Paul - makeup: Dick Page - W Magazine April 2017
models: Angok Mayen, Alpha Dia, Casil McArthur, David Yang, Duckie Thot, Hector Diaz, Hiandra Martinez, Jan Carlos Diaz, Jessie Bloemendaal, Jing Wen, Leo Topalov, Michelle Gutknecht, Radhika Nair, Matt Pitt, Ralph Souffrant, Torraine Futurum, Yoon Young Bae, and Youssouf Bamba
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officially hired by the museum! || the museum director and the vp of research programs (!) were impressed by my work with the marine invertebrate collection and offered me a paid position at the museum! within the upcoming weeks i will begin a long-term entomology project.