All photos by Martin Hyers for The Hudson Company, taken from the new Whitney Museum's inaugural exhibition: America Is Hard to See ( May 1 - September 27, 2015), New York, N.Y. Images used with kind permission of The Whitney Museum.

Photo Details: Image 1: Installation view, 5th floor,  America Is Hard to See ( May 1—September 27, 2015), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, N.Y. Image 2: Installation view, 5th floor,  America Is Hard to See ( May 1—September 27, 2015), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, N.Y. Left to Right: Donald Moffett; Nam June Paik; Peter Halley; Charles Ray and David Salle. Image 3: Installation view, 6th floor,  America Is Hard to See ( May 1—September 27, 2015), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, N.Y. Left to right:  Alvin Loving, John McCracken and Thomas Downing. Image 4: Installation view, 6th floor,  America Is Hard to See ( May 1—September 27, 2015), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, N.Y. Left to right:  Jo Baer, Agnes Martin, Ad Reinhardt and John McLaughlin. Image 5: Installation view, 6th floor,  America Is Hard to See ( May 1—September 27, 2015), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, N.Y. Left to right: Cy Twombly, Alma Thomas and Elizabeth Murray. Image 6: Ellsworth Kelly, Whites, 1963, painted aluminum Whitney Museum 68.47a-b, copyright Ellsworth Kelly. Image 7: Jonathan Borofsky, Running People at 2,616,216, (1978-1979), latex paint on wall, Whitney Museum 84.43.