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The Whitney Museum 1966 grand opening photos...

Item # 704540

October 06, 1966

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 6, 1966

* The Whitney Museum of American Art
* Modern & contemporary art - Manhattan
* Grand opening w/ Andy Warhol & more - photos

The front page has a full page pictorial with small heading: "The Whitney Museum" and brief text. More related photos on a page 12 with heading "It Happened on Madison Avenue" (see images)
I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time.
It is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City.
Complete with 40 pages, tabloid-size, one crease across the center, nice condition.

Provenance note: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. Rare as such.

Alert: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider offensive, and are certainly inappropriate for children. Please purchase with discretion.

Category: The 20th Century