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At 2019 Whitney Biennial, art comes in many forms

Clip: 06/28/2019 | 8m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

The biennial exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art represents a big moment for contemporary art, featuring some of its biggest names. While works tackle various major social and political issues of the moment, they tend to do so in a way that feels “hopeful and often productive” instead of cynical. But as Jeffrey Brown reports, this year's show is accompanied by a controversy of its own.

Aired: 06/28/19

Rating: NR

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