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Werner Herzog reads his wall label at the 2012 Biennial opening party. 

Herzog will discuss his Biennial contribution with exhibition curators Jay Sanders and Elisabeth Sussman Thursday, May 17 at noon. Free with admission, but reservations are required. 

Audio of filmmaker Werner Herzog’s talk with 2012 Biennial curators Jay Sanders and Elisabeth Sussman is now up on our website. Hearsay of the Soul, Herzog’s Biennial contribution is on view through May 27, 2012. 

Photograph by Tiffany Oelfke

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Biennial curators Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders recount how a comment from playwright Richard Maxwell about the Whitney’s 4th Floor led them to a new vision of the exhibition.