David Adjaye

  • David Adjaye

    1 “OPEN PLAN: STEVE MCQUEEN” (WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, NEW YORK; CURATED BY DONNA DE SALVO WITH CHRISTIE MITCHELL) The power of this show was a testament both to McQueen’s cinematic genius and to the intelligent design of the Whitney’s fifth floor. The largest column-free space to display art in New York, it is flexible and accommodating, the ideal space for McQueen to unfold his haunting End Credits (2012), a nearly six-hour film composed primarily of close-up images of documents from the FBI’s file on the performer and activist Paul Robeson (1898–1976). The austerity of the space enhanced