Whitney biennial


An exhibition every other year beginning 1932 of leading edge, contemporary art "by young and lesser-known American artists, on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City." Because of its prestigious reputation, the Biennial is often responsible for creating trends in the contemporary art world including the art market. 2010 participants include James Casebere, George Condo and Michael Asher. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitney_Biennial