Philippe Vergne

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The panel 'Does Art Travel' with Ekaterina Degot, Paulo Herkenhoff, Midori Matsui and Philippe Vergne at Frieze Talks 2007. Photograph: Polly Braden/Frieze

What happens when the local becomes global?

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

By Peter Eleey