Brooklyn Museum - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Brooklyn Museum. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • “The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America” Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2017-07-26 - 2017-09-03

    The Brooklyn Museum and the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), headed by acclaimed public interest lawyer and MacArthur Foundation “Genius” recipient Bryan Stevenson, and Google to present a timely exhibition:...More »

  • poster for “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85” Exhibition

    “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2017-04-21 - 2017-09-17

    A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum continues with We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85. Focusing on the work of more than forty black women artists from an under-recognized...More »

  • poster for Georgia O’Keeffe “Living Modern”

    Georgia O’Keeffe “Living Modern”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-03-03 - 2017-07-23

    Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern marks the first time O’Keeffe’s understated yet remarkable wardrobe is presented in dialogue with some of the artist’s key paintings, photographs, jewelry, accessories,...More »

  • poster for Marilyn Minter “Pretty/Dirty”

    Marilyn Minter “Pretty/Dirty”

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Video installation
    • 2016-11-04 - 2017-05-07

    For more than four decades, Marilyn Minter’s sensual paintings, photographs, and videos have vividly questioned the complex, often contradictory perceptions of beauty and the feminine body in mainstream...More »

  • poster for Jeremy Deller “Iggy Pop Life Class”

    Jeremy Deller “Iggy Pop Life Class”

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    • Media: Drawing - Performance Art
    • 2016-11-04 - 2017-03-26

    Adjacent to the Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor #iggypoplifeclass A Year of Yes In Iggy Pop Life Class, Turner Prize–winning artist Jeremy Deller used the traditional life drawing class...More »

  • poster for Beverly Buchanan “Ruins and Rituals”

    Beverly Buchanan “Ruins and Rituals”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-10-21 - 2017-03-05

    Through incisive considerations of site, history, biography, and portraiture, Beverly Buchanan (1940-2015) produced landmark bodies of work, including cast concrete and mixed-media sculptures, drawings...More »

  • poster for Philippe Parreno “My Room Is Another Fish Bowl”

    Philippe Parreno “My Room Is Another Fish Bowl”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-10-05 - 2016-11-20

    The Brooklyn Museum presents Philippe Parreno: My Room Is Another Fish Bowl, approximately 150 colorful fish-shaped Mylar balloons will float at various heights and move gently through the glass-enclosed...More »

  • poster for “Disguise: Masks and Global African Art” Exhibition

    “Disguise: Masks and Global African Art” Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2016-04-29 - 2016-09-18

    Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 5th Floor #disguisebkm Disguise: Masks and Global African Art connects the work of twenty-five contemporary artists with historical African masquerade, using play...More »

  • poster for Tom Sachs “Boombox Retrospective, 1999-2016”

    Tom Sachs “Boombox Retrospective, 1999-2016”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-04-21 - 2016-08-14

    The Brooklyn Museum presents Tom Sachs: Boombox Retrospective, 1999-2016 has been added to the spring 2016 exhibition schedule. Paying tribute to a defining symbol of street music culture, Tom Sachs will...More »

  • poster for “This Place” Exhibition

    “This Place” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation
    • 2016-02-12 - 2016-06-05

    Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor #thisplacebkm This Place explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes of twelve internationally acclaimed...More »

  • poster for “Agitprop!” Exhibition

    “Agitprop!” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation - Performance Art
    • 2015-12-11 - 2016-08-07

    Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor #agitpropbkm At key moments in history, artists have reached beyond galleries and museums, using their work as a call to action to create...More »

  • poster for Stephen Powers “Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)”

    Stephen Powers “Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-11-20 - 2016-03-13

    This site-specific installation by artist Stephen Powers recalls the birth of new public art in Coney Island, and the emergence of a uniquely American and wholly “Coney Island” style of painting. As a...More »

  • poster for Stephen Powers “Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)”

    Stephen Powers “Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-11-20 - 2016-08-21

    Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor This site-specific installation by artist Stephen Powers recalls the birth of new public art in Coney Island, and the emergence of a uniquely American and...More »

  • poster for “Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008” Exhibition

    “Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation
    • 2015-11-20 - 2016-03-13

    For 150 years, Coney Island has lured artists as a microcosm and icon of American culture. Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008 is the first major exhibition to explore the kaleidoscopic...More »

  • poster for “Forever Coney: Photographs from the Brooklyn Museum Collection” Exhibition

    “Forever Coney: Photographs from the Brooklyn Museum Collection” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-11-20 - 2016-03-13

    As one of America’s first seaside resorts, Coney Island has attracted adventurous visitors and undergone multiple transformations, inspiring photographers since the mid-nineteenth century. Forever Coney:...More »

  • poster for Ai Weiwei “LEGO Collection Point”

    Ai Weiwei “LEGO Collection Point”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-10-29 - 2015-11-29

    LEGO Collection Point is part of artist Ai Weiwei’s ongoing efforts to challenge censorship. As one of China’s most provocative contemporary artists, Ai (born 1957) focuses on social and political concerns,...More »

  • poster for “Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World” Exhibition

    “Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-10-02 - 2016-01-03

    The painter Francisco Oller contributed greatly to the development of modern art in both Europe and the Caribbean and revolutionized the school of painting in his native Puerto Rico. Oller emerged from...More »

  • poster for Women of York “Shared Dining”

    Women of York “Shared Dining”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-08-07 - 2015-09-13

    Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Herstory Gallery, 4th Floor In 2013, a group of ten women incarcerated at York Correctional Institution in Connecticut, calling themselves “Women of York,”...More »

  • poster for “Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture” Exhibition

    “Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture” Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2015-07-10 - 2015-10-04

    Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 5th Floor #sneakerculture From their modest origins in the mid-nineteenth century to high-end sneakers created in the past decade, sneakers have become a global...More »

  • poster for “FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds” Exhibition

    “FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation
    • 2015-07-10 - 2015-10-04

    Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor #faileart FAILE, a Brooklyn-based collaboration between artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller, raises questions about our relationship to consumer...More »

  • poster for KAWS “ALONG THE WAY”

    KAWS “ALONG THE WAY”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2015-06-10 - 2015-12-06

    The Brooklyn Museum Presents KAWS: “ALONG THE WAY” Exhibition Showcases a Commanding 18-Foot-High Wood Sculpture The Brooklyn Museum presents KAWS: “ALONG THE WAY,” an exhibition of work by KAWS,...More »

  • poster for Zanele Muholi “Isibonelo/Evidence”

    Zanele Muholi “Isibonelo/Evidence”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-05-01 - 2015-11-08

    Brooklyn Museum presents Zanele Muholi:Isibonelo/Evidence, largest U.S. museum exhibition of the South African photographer’s work. Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence is the most comprehensive museum...More »

  • poster for “Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks” Exhibition

    “Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-04-03 - 2015-08-23

    Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor #basquiatnotebooks Brooklyn-born artist Jean-Michel Basquiat filled numerous notebooks with poetry fragments, wordplay, sketches, and personal observations...More »

  • poster for Kehinde Wiley “A New Republic”

    Kehinde Wiley “A New Republic”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-02-20 - 2015-05-24

    Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor The works presented in Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic raise questions about race, gender, and the politics of representation...More »

  • poster for Chitra Ganesh “Eyes of Time”

    Chitra Ganesh “Eyes of Time”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-12-12 - 2015-07-12

    Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Herstory Gallery, 4th Floor Exploring ideas of femininity, empowerment, and multiplicity, Brooklyn-based artist Chitra Ganesh draws inspiration from the...More »

  • poster for Judith Scott “Bound and Unbound”

    Judith Scott “Bound and Unbound”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2014-10-24 - 2015-03-29

    Judith Scott’s work is celebrated for its astonishing visual complexity. In a career spanning just seventeen years, Scott developed a unique and idiosyncratic method to produce a body of work of remarkable...More »

  • poster for ”Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond” Exhibition

    ”Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond” Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation - Performance Art
    • 2014-10-03 - 2015-01-04

    Reflecting the rich creative diversity of Brooklyn, Crossing Brooklyn presents work by thirty-five Brooklyn-based artists or collectives. The exhibition and related programming take place in the galleries...More »

  • poster for Judy Chicago “Feminist Pedagogy and Alternative Spaces”

    Judy Chicago “Feminist Pedagogy and Alternative Spaces”

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video installation
    • 2014-09-29 - 2014-11-16

    After a decade of success as an abstract artist, Judy Chicago’s introduction to the women’s movement in 1969 began a new phase of her career. Judy Chicago’s Feminist Pedagogy and Alternative Spaces explores...More »

  • poster for “Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe” Exhibition

    “Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe” Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Product - Film
    • 2014-09-10 - 2015-03-01

    One of the most provocative and iconic objects of desire will be explored in the exhibition Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe. Through more than 160 artfully-crafted historical and contemporary...More »

  • poster for Ai Weiwei “According to What?”

    Ai Weiwei “According to What?”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2014-04-18 - 2014-08-10

    Ai Weiwei is one of China’s most prolific and provocative contemporary artists. Featuring over thirty works spanning more than twenty years, Ai Weiwei: According to What? explores universal topics of culture,...More »

  • poster for Swoon “Submerged Motherlands”

    Swoon “Submerged Motherlands”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-04-11 - 2014-08-24

    Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor Brooklyn-based artist Swoon celebrates everyday people and explores social and environmental issues with her signature paper portraits and figurative installations....More »

  • poster for Judy Chicago “Chicago in L.A.: Judy Chicago’s Early Work, 1963–74”

    Judy Chicago “Chicago in L.A.: Judy Chicago’s Early Work, 1963–74”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Performance Art
    • 2014-04-04 - 2014-09-28

    Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Herstory Gallery, 4th Floor Before making her widely known and iconic feminist work of the 1970s, 1980s, and beyond, Judy Chicago explored painting, sculpture,...More »

  • poster for “Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties” Exhibitiion

    “Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties” Exhibitiion

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2014-03-07 - 2014-07-13

    Activism and artistic practice intersect in Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, a presentation of 103 works by 66 artists that is among the few exhibitions to explore how painting, sculpture,...More »

  • poster for “War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath” Exhibition

    “War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Prints
    • 2013-11-08 - 2014-01-02

    WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath explores the experience of war and strikes a universal human chord with an unprecedented collection of photographs from around the world. Featuring...More »

  • poster for "The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk" Exhibition

    "The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2013-10-25 - 2014-02-23

    The Brooklyn Museum will be the only East Coast venue for The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the first international exhibition dedicated to the groundbreaking French...More »

  • poster for Wangechi Mutu “A Fantastic Journey”

    Wangechi Mutu “A Fantastic Journey”

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Video installation
    • 2013-10-11 - 2014-03-09

    Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey is the first survey in the United States of this internationally renowned, Brooklyn-based artist. Spanning from the mid-1990s to the present, the exhibition unites more...More »

  • poster for  “Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898” Exhibition

    “Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-09-20 - 2014-01-12

    Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898 is the first major exhibition in the United States to explore the private lives and interiors of Spain’s New World elite from 1492 through...More »

  • poster for “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt” Exhibition

    “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-07-24 - 2014-12-01

    Figure of a CatFrom domesticated cats to mythic symbols of divinities, felines played an important role in ancient Egypt imagery for thousands of years. Now, nearly thirty diverse representations of felines...More »

  • poster for “The Bruce High Quality Foundation: Ode to Joy, 2001-2013” Exhibition

    “The Bruce High Quality Foundation: Ode to Joy, 2001-2013” Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Film - Performance Art
    • 2013-06-28 - 2013-09-22

    A retrospective of fifty works created by the Brooklyn-based art collective known as The Bruce High Quality Foundation, which takes its name from a fictional artist named Bruce High Quality who supposedly...More »

  • poster for "Raw/Cooked: Michael Ballou" Exhibition

    "Raw/Cooked: Michael Ballou" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-04-12 - 2013-07-07

    Brooklyn Museum Presents the Eighth Exhibition in the Raw/Cooked Series, featuring Work by Artist Michael Ballou The third exhibition in the second season of Raw/Cooked showcases the work of Williamsburg...More »

  • poster for John Singer "Sargent Watercolors"

    John Singer "Sargent Watercolors"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-04-05 - 2013-07-28

    The Brooklyn Museum, together with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has organized the landmark exhibition John Singer Sargent Watercolors, which unites for the first time the holdings of Sargent watercolors...More »

  • poster for LaToya Ruby Frazier "A Haunted Capital"

    LaToya Ruby Frazier "A Haunted Capital"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-03-22 - 2013-08-11

    LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capital uses social documentary and portraiture to create a personal visual history of an industrial town’s decline. Through approximately 40 photographic works of her family...More »

  • poster for Käthe Kollwitz "Prints from the 'War' and 'Death' Portfolios"

    Käthe Kollwitz "Prints from the 'War' and 'Death' Portfolios"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2013-03-15 - 2013-11-10

    This selection of thirteen rarely displayed prints by German Expressionist artist Käthe Kollwitz, from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection, focuses on works relating to the impact of war. The exhibition features...More »

  • poster for "Workt by Hand: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts" Exhibition

    "Workt by Hand: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2013-03-15 - 2013-09-15

    An exhibition of some thirty-five exceptional American and European quilt masterpieces from the Brooklyn Museum's renowned decorative arts holdings will examine the impact of feminist scholarship on the...More »

  • poster for "Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum" Exhibition

    "Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2013-03-08 - 2013-05-26

    Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum presents a selection of more than a hundred rarely seen drawings and sketchbooks produced between 1768 and 1945 from the Brooklyn Museum's exceptional...More »

  • poster for “Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui” Exhibition

    “Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-02-08 - 2013-08-18

    The first solo exhibition in a New York museum by the globally renowned contemporary artist El Anatsui, this show will feature over 30 works in metal and wood that transform appropriated objects into site-specific...More »

  • poster for "Raw/Cooked: Marela Zacarias" Exhibition

    "Raw/Cooked: Marela Zacarias" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-02-01 - 2013-04-28

    The second season of Raw/Cooked presents a series of four exhibitions by under-the-radar Brooklyn artists who have been invited by the Brooklyn Museum with support from Bloomberg to show their first major...More »

  • poster for Duron Jackson "Raw/Cooked"

    Duron Jackson "Raw/Cooked"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-11-16 - 2013-02-10

    Raw/Cooked, a major series of exhibitions of work by under-the-radar Brooklyn artists, made possible with support from Bloomberg, will continue at the Brooklyn Museum for a second season, to be launched...More »

  • poster for Mickalene Thomas Exhibition

    Mickalene Thomas Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-09-28 - 2013-01-20

    The Brooklyn Museum presents the first solo museum exhibition by Brooklyn-based multimedia artist Mickalene Thomas, best known for her vibrant paintings of African American women against backdrops of decor...More »

  • poster for "Materializing 'Six Years': Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art" Exhibition

    "Materializing 'Six Years': Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2012-09-14 - 2013-02-03

    This exhibition is devoted to examining the defining impact Lucy R. Lippard’s groundbreaking book Six Years had on the emergent Conceptual art movement. Published in 1973, Six Years simultaneously catalogued...More »

  • poster for Jean-Michel Othoniel "My Way"

    Jean-Michel Othoniel "My Way"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-08-17 - 2012-12-02

    This exhibition presents a survey of the twenty-five-year career of Jean-Michel Othoniel (French, born 1964), from his first intimate, enigmatic works made of sulfur and wax to his recent large-scale,...More »

  • poster for "Aesthetic Ambitions: Edward Lycett and Brooklyn's Faience Manufacturing Company" Exhibition

    "Aesthetic Ambitions: Edward Lycett and Brooklyn's Faience Manufacturing Company" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2012-05-03 - 2013-06-16

    This exhibition highlights the nearly fifty-year career of ceramicist Edward Lycett (American, 1833–1910), creative director of the Faience Manufacturing Company from 1884 to 1890. The range of works illustrates...More »

  • poster for Heather Hart "Raw/Cooked"

    Heather Hart "Raw/Cooked"

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    • Media: Architecture - Installation
    • 2012-04-13 - 2012-06-24

    The fourth exhibition in the Raw/Cooked series presents the work of artist Heather Hart. Raw/Cooked is a major series of five ten-week-long exhibitions of under-the-radar Brooklyn artists. Heather Hart,...More »

  • poster for "Keith Haring: 1978–1982"

    "Keith Haring: 1978–1982"

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    • Media: Graphics - Drawing - Prints - Film
    • 2012-03-16 - 2012-07-08

    Keith Haring: 1978–1982 is the first large-scale exhibition to explore the early career of one of the best-known American artists of the twentieth century. Tracing the development of Haring’s extraordinary...More »

  • poster for "Playing House" Exhibition

    "Playing House" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2012-02-24 - 2012-08-26

    Playing House is the first in a series of installations that aim to engage visitors with the Brooklyn Museum’s period rooms. Artists Betty Woodman, Anne Chu, Ann Agee, and Mary Lucier have been invited...More »

  • poster for Rachel Kneebone "Regarding Rodin"

    Rachel Kneebone "Regarding Rodin"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2012-01-27 - 2012-08-26

    Rachel Kneebone: Regarding Rodin, an exhibition featuring new works by the British artist Rachel Kneebone shown alongside iconic works from the nineteenth-century French master Auguste Rodin in the Elizabeth...More »

  • poster for "Question Bridge: Black Males" Exhibition

    "Question Bridge: Black Males" Exhibition

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    • Media: Video installation
    • 2012-01-13 - 2012-06-03

    Question Bridge: Black Males is an innovative video installation created by artists Hank Willis Thomas and Chris Johnson in collaboration with Bayeté Ross Smith and Kamal Sinclair. The four collaborators...More »

  • poster for Lan Tuazon "Raw/Cooked"

    Lan Tuazon "Raw/Cooked"

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-11-04 - 2012-01-15

    The second exhibition in the Raw/Cooked series presents Lan Tuazon, a Bushwick-based artist. For Raw/Cooked, Lan created a site-specific work composed of vacated Museum display cases. The exhibition also...More »

  • poster for "Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties" Exhibition

    "Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2011-10-28 - 2012-01-29

    How did American artists represent the Jazz Age? The exhibition Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties brings together for the first time the work of sixty-eight painters, sculptors, and photographers...More »

  • poster for Lee Mingwei "The Moving Garden"

    Lee Mingwei "The Moving Garden"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2011-10-05 - 2012-01-22

    The Moving Garden comprises a forty-five-foot-long granite table with one hundred freshly cut flowers that appear to grow out of a channel running down its middle. Created by New York–based artist Lee...More »

  • poster for Sanford Biggers "Sweet Funk—An Introspective"

    Sanford Biggers "Sweet Funk—An Introspective"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-09-23 - 2012-01-08

    In this focused selection of thirteen pieces, New York-based artist Sanford Biggers challenges and reinterprets symbols and legacies that inform contemporary America. The exhibition is Biggers’ first museum...More »

  • poster for Eva Hesse "Spectres 1960"

    Eva Hesse "Spectres 1960"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-09-16 - 2012-01-08

    In the four decades since her untimely death at age thirty-four, Eva Hesse (1936–1970) has become internationally renowned for the sculptural assemblages she made beginning in the mid-1960s. Eva Hesse...More »

  • poster for Kristof Wickman "Raw/Cooked"

    Kristof Wickman "Raw/Cooked"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-09-16 - 2011-11-27

    Raw/Cooked presents a year-long series of five exhibitions by under-the-radar Brooklyn artists. Thousands of artists are creating work in Brooklyn every day, affirming the borough as one of the world's...More »

  • poster for "Ten Years Later: Ground Zero Remembered" Exhibition

    "Ten Years Later: Ground Zero Remembered" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture
    • 2011-09-07 - 2011-10-30

    The Brooklyn Museum commemorates the tenth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, with an installation, Ten Years Later: Ground Zero Remembered, the focal point of which...More »

  • poster for Matthew Buckingham "The Spirit and the Letter"

    Matthew Buckingham "The Spirit and the Letter"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Video installation
    • 2011-09-03 - 2012-01-08

    Matthew Buckingham’s installation The Spirit and the Letter is an homage to Mary Wollstonecraft, the eighteenth-century writer and philosopher. Comprised of a video projection and sculptural components,...More »

  • poster for "19th-Century Modern" Exhibition

    "19th-Century Modern" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Product - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2011-09-02 - 2012-04-01

    Featuring more than forty items from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection of American and European decorative arts, 19th-Century Modern will focus on the emergence of Modernism, a design aesthetic based in...More »

  • poster for Timothy Greenfield-Sanders "The Latino List, Exhibition of Photographs of Prominent Latino Americans along with Filmed Interviews"

    Timothy Greenfield-Sanders "The Latino List, Exhibition of Photographs of Prominent Latino Americans along with Filmed Interviews"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-08-19 - 2011-12-11

    A new exhibition of large-format, full-color photographic portraits, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders: The Latino List, will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum from August 19 through December 11, 2011, exploring...More »

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    African Innovations Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-08-12 - 2014-09-28

    The Brooklyn Museum presents a long-term installation of 200 of the finest objects from its renowned collection of African art in the recently renovated gallery space on the first floor. African Innovations,...More »

  • poster for "Split Second: Indian Paintings" Exhibition

    "Split Second: Indian Paintings" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-07-13 - 2011-12-31

    "Split Second: Indian Paintings", a small installation of ten rarely seen works from the Brooklyn Museum collection will result from a unique online experiment that was inspired by Malcolm Gladwell's critically...More »

  • poster for "Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior" Exhibition

    "Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Other
    • 2011-06-24 - 2011-10-02

    Vishnu: Hinduism’s Blue-Skinned Savior is the first major museum exhibition to focus on Vishnu, one of Hinduism’s three major deities. Presenting approximately 170 paintings, sculptures, and ritual objects...More »

  • poster for Edgar Degas and Pierre Bonnard "Four Bathers"

    Edgar Degas and Pierre Bonnard "Four Bathers"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-04-20 - 2011-08-14

    Four Bathers by Degas and Bonnard offers an intimate look at bathing scenes by Edgar Degas (1834–1917) and Pierre Bonnard (1867–1947) completed in France between 1884 and 1925. This focused installation...More »

  • poster for Skylar Fein Exhibition

    Skylar Fein Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-03-23 - 2011-08-28

    A recent work by Skylar Fein titled Black Lincoln for Dooky Chase is on view at the Brooklyn Museum as the centerpiece of an installation including related works from the permanent collection. In Fein's...More »

  • poster for "reOrder: An Architectural Environment by Situ Studio" Exhibition

    "reOrder: An Architectural Environment by Situ Studio" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2011-03-04 - 2012-01-15

    A space-altering, site-specific architectural installation created by Situ Studio, a Brooklyn-based creative practice specializing in design and fabrication, will inaugurate the first phase of the Brooklyn...More »

  • poster for "Thinking Big: Recent Design Acquisitions" Exhibition

    "Thinking Big: Recent Design Acquisitions" Exhibition

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    • Media: Furniture - Product - Crafts
    • 2011-03-04 - 2011-05-29

    The installation of forty-five twentieth- and twenty-first-century objects from the Museum's permanent collection of decorative arts that have been acquired since 2000 will include a number of large-scale...More »

  • poster for "Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains" Exhibition

    "Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture - Crafts
    • 2011-02-18 - 2011-05-15

    Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains focuses on the tipi as the center of Plains culture and social, religious, and creative traditions from the early nineteenth century to the present. The exhibition examines...More »

  • poster for "Blackfeet Tipi Installation" Exhibition

    "Blackfeet Tipi Installation" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2011-02-18 - 2011-03-11

    In preparation for the Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains exhibition, the Brooklyn Museum has assembled a large-scale Blackfeet Welcome Tipi. The Tipi cover was painted by Lyle Heavy Runner for the Brooklyn...More »

  • poster for Lorna Simpson "Gathered"

    Lorna Simpson "Gathered"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-01-28 - 2011-08-21

    Lorna Simpson: Gathered presents photographic and new collage works that explore this Brooklyn-born artist’s interest in the interplay between fact and fiction, identity and history. Through works that...More »

  • poster for Norman Rockwell "Behind the Camera"

    Norman Rockwell "Behind the Camera"

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    • Media: Graphics - Photography - Prints
    • 2010-11-19 - 2011-04-10

    To create many of his iconic, quintessentially American paintings, most of which served as magazine covers, the renowned illustrator Norman Rockwell (1894–1978) worked from carefully staged study photographs....More »

  • poster for Sam Taylor-Wood "Ghosts"

    Sam Taylor-Wood "Ghosts"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-10-30 - 2011-08-14

    Ghosts, Sam Taylor-Wood’s 2008 photographic exploration of the Yorkshire Moors, was inspired by Emily Brontë’s classic Victorian novel Wuthering Heights, whose famously atmospheric descriptions of the...More »

  • poster for "Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968" Exhibition

    "Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2010-10-25 - 2011-01-09

    This presentation, the first major exhibition to explore in depth the contributions of female Pop artists, expands the definition of Pop art and reevaluates the role of the women in the movement. It features...More »

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    "Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958-1968" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-10-14 - 2010-10-14

    Featuring more that fifty works by Pop art's most significant female artists, Seductive Subversion is the first major exhibition to explore in depth the contributions of female Pop artists. The exhibition...More »

  • poster for Fred Tomaselli Exhibition

    Fred Tomaselli Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other
    • 2010-10-08 - 2011-01-02

    This focused mid-career survey presents a selection of Fred Tomaselli’s unique hybrid paintings and collages from 1990 to the present. These layered paintings combine cutout images of plants, birds, smiling...More »

  • poster for Abdi Farah "Work of Art"

    Abdi Farah "Work of Art"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2010-08-14 - 2010-10-17

    Work of Art: Abdi Farah, an exhibition of work by the winner of Work of Art, Bravo's hour-long creative competition 10-part television series among contemporary artists will open to the public on Saturday...More »

  • poster for Andy Warhol "The Last Decade"

    Andy Warhol "The Last Decade"

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    • Media: Painting - Prints
    • 2010-06-18 - 2010-09-12

    Andy Warhol: The Last Decade is the first U.S. museum survey to examine the late work of American artist Andy Warhol (1928–1987). Encompassing nearly fifty works, the exhibition reveals the artist’s vitality,...More »

  • poster for "American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection" Exhibition

    "American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2010-05-07 - 2010-08-01

    To mark the new relationship between the Brooklyn Museum and the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum presents an exhibition of some of the most renowned objects from...More »

  • poster for "To Live Forever: Art and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt" Exhibition

    "To Live Forever: Art and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2010-02-12 - 2010-05-02

    Encompassing more than one hundred objects drawn from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-renowned holdings of ancient Egyptian art, including some of the greatest masterworks of the Egyptian artistic heritage,...More »

  • poster for Kiki Smith "Sojourn"

    Kiki Smith "Sojourn"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2010-02-12 - 2010-09-12

    In this exhibition, acclaimed artist Kiki Smith presents a unique, site-specific installation exploring ideas of creative inspiration and the cycle of life in relation to women artists. Kiki Smith: Sojourn...More »

  • poster for "Healing the Wounds of War: The Brooklyn Sanitary Fair of 1864" Exhibition

    "Healing the Wounds of War: The Brooklyn Sanitary Fair of 1864" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Fashion - Crafts
    • 2010-01-29 - 2010-10-17

    This exhibition presents a selection of artworks and historical objects celebrating the contributions of women to the mid-nineteenth-century Sanitary Movement, particularly the highly important Brooklyn...More »

  • poster for "Body Parts: Ancient Egyptian Fragments and Amulets" Exhibition

    "Body Parts: Ancient Egyptian Fragments and Amulets" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2009-11-19 - 2011-11-27

    Body Parts features thirty-five objects that represent individual body parts in ancient Egyptian art from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection, many of which will be displayed for the first time. While traditional...More »

  • poster for "Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present" Exhibition

    "Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2009-10-30 - 2010-01-31

    Who Shot Rock & Roll is the first major museum exhibition on rock and roll to put photographers in the foreground, acknowledging their creative and collaborative role in the history of rock music....More »

  • poster for James Tissot “The Life of Christ”

    James Tissot “The Life of Christ”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-10-23 - 2010-01-17

    The exhibition James Tissot: “The Life of Christ” includes 124 watercolors selected from a set of 350 that depict detailed scenes from the New Testament, from before the birth of Jesus through the Resurrection,...More »

  • poster for Yinka Shonibare MBE Exhibition

    Yinka Shonibare MBE Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2009-06-26 - 2009-09-20

    This exhibition is a major midcareer survey of work by the UK-based Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. Shonibare’s artwork explores contemporary African identity and its relationship to European colonialism...More »

  • poster for Collecting Currently: "Creating a Niche Collection"

    Collecting Currently: "Creating a Niche Collection"

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-06-10 - 2009-06-10

    Receive insight into building a collection that reflects your passion and personal interest. Moderated by Barry R. Harwood, Brooklyn Museum curator, the panel includes Michael Valentine, collector and...More »

  • poster for Patricia Cronin "Harriet Hosmer, Lost and Found"

    Patricia Cronin "Harriet Hosmer, Lost and Found"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-06-05 - 2010-01-24

    In this solo exhibition in the Herstory Gallery of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center, Brooklyn-based artist Patricia Cronin presents watercolors illustrating the work of the nineteenth-century American expatriate...More »

  • poster for "Collecting Currently: Collecting in Brooklyn" Talk

    "Collecting Currently: Collecting in Brooklyn" Talk

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-05-27 - 2009-05-27

    Familiarize yourself with the work of emerging Brooklyn artists and develop insider strategies for art collecting. Moderated by András Szántó, senior lecturer at Sotheby's Institute of Art and co-founder...More »

  • poster for Arthur Smith "From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith"

    Arthur Smith "From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith"

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    • Media: Product - Fashion - Crafts
    • 2009-05-14 - 2010-03-14

    This exhibition honors the gift of twenty-one pieces of silver and gold jewelry created by the Brooklyn-reared modernist jeweler Arthur Smith (1917–1982), primarily from Charles Russell, Smith’s companion...More »

  • poster for "Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video" Exhibition

    "Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video" Exhibition

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    • Media: Film
    • 2009-05-01 - 2010-01-10

    When video emerged as a new medium in the early 1970s, feminist artists embraced it as a way to explore issues related to their own bodies, experiences, and identities. The rather straightforward capture...More »

  • poster for "New Feminist Art Scholarship" Symposium

    "New Feminist Art Scholarship" Symposium

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-03-28 - 2009-03-28

    Highlighting the work of emerging scholars, including graduate and postgraduate students, Feminism Now presents groundbreaking contemporary research reflecting new directions and perspectives in feminist...More »

  • poster for Sun K. Kwak "Enfolding 280 Hours"

    Sun K. Kwak "Enfolding 280 Hours"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-03-27 - 2009-07-05

    Korean-born, New York City-based artist Sun K. Kwak is creating a site-specific work composed of approximately three miles of black masking tape in the fifth-floor Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery. The...More »

  • poster for Gustave Caillebotte "Impressionist Paintings from Paris to the Sea"

    Gustave Caillebotte "Impressionist Paintings from Paris to the Sea"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-03-27 - 2009-07-05

    This major exhibition presents forty paintings by the French Impressionist Gustave Caillebotte. Displayed along with the urban landscapes for which he is best known are Caillebotte’s river scenes and seascapes....More »

  • "Women’s Art and the Market" Panel Discussion

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-03-22 - 2009-03-22

    The Market: Women Artists from Collection to Cultural Record includes prominent dealers, gallerists, curators, and collectors discussing women’s art in the market. Panelists explore why women’s work often...More »

  • poster for Hernan Bas "Works from the Rubell Family Collection"

    Hernan Bas "Works from the Rubell Family Collection"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-02-27 - 2009-05-24

    Thirty-eight recent works in various media comprise this exhibition by the young Miami-based artist of whom Holland Cotter said in The New York Times, "To me his paintings are elements in a larger, continuous...More »

  • poster for "Unearthing the Truth: Egypt's Pagan and Coptic Sculpture" Exhibition

    "Unearthing the Truth: Egypt's Pagan and Coptic Sculpture" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2009-02-13 - 2009-05-10

    This exhibition presents the Brooklyn Museum's permanent collection of Late Antique stone sculptures (A.D. 395–642), including several reworked or repainted objects and some that appear to be modern forgeries....More »

  • George Wolfe "Lackawanna Blues"

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    • Media: Film
    • 2009-02-07 - 2009-02-07

    See the award-winning film Lackawanna Blues (George Wolfe, 2005, 95 min., PG-13), starring S. Epatha Merkerson and Mos Def, that sets the coming of age stories of a woman, a family, and a community to...More »

  • Aisha Cousins "Diva Dutch"

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    • Media: Film - Other
    • 2009-02-07 - 2009-02-07

    Aisha Cousins screens and discusses the documentary about her public art project, Diva Dutch, then demonstrates the art of braiding. Afterwards, watch a demonstration of Diva Dutch double dutch. The project...More »

  • poster for "The Fertile Goddess" Exhibition

    "The Fertile Goddess" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Art Talk
    • 2008-12-19 - 2009-05-31

    Who is she? A goddess, a ritual object, a votive offering, a vehicle for working magic or fulfilling wishes, a talisman for protection, a teaching or initiation device, or simply an ancient woman's embodiment...More »

  • "Trafficking and the New Abolitionists" Discussion

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2008-12-13 - 2008-12-13

    Acclaimed activist Gloria Steinem leads a panel discussing the fight against human trafficking, sexual exploitation, and violence against women and girls. Joining her will be Taina Bien-Aime, Executive Director...More »

  • poster for "Men, Masculinity, and Feminism" Discussion

    "Men, Masculinity, and Feminism" Discussion

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2008-11-22 - 2008-11-22

    Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th floor Responding to the exhibitions Burning Down the House and Jesper Just, artists and scholars discuss the many roles men and masculinity plays...More »

  • poster for "The Black List Project" Exhibition

    "The Black List Project" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-11-21 - 2009-03-29

    This exhibition of twenty-five portraits by internationally renowned photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders is a documentary project that explores being Black in America. Sanders also directed a series...More »

  • poster for "Negotiating Identities in Contemporary Art and Society" Discussion

    "Negotiating Identities in Contemporary Art and Society" Discussion

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2008-11-15 - 2008-11-15

    Offering an opportunity to understand the work of Gilbert & George and other contemporary artists, cultural critics and scholars examine how racial, sexual, class, gender, and cultural identities...More »

  • poster for "Burning Down the House: Building a Feminist Art Collection" Exhibition

    "Burning Down the House: Building a Feminist Art Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-10-31 - 2009-02-08

    The exhibition title refers to the idea of the “master’s house” from two perspectives: the museum as the historical domain of male artists and professed masters of art history, and the house as the supposed...More »

  • poster for "Burning Down the House" Exhibition

    "Burning Down the House" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Video installation
    • 2008-10-31 - 2009-04-05

    Burning Down the House: Building a Feminist Art Collection is an exhibition of nearly fifty works focusing on recent acquisitions and major loans. The exhibition title refers to the idea of the “master’s...More »

  • poster for "Gilbert & George" Community Conversations

    "Gilbert & George" Community Conversations

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Art Talk
    • 2008-10-24 - 2008-10-24

    Curators, educators, and other professionals discuss the ideas and issues raised by the works of Gilbert & George. First in a series that continues in November and December. [Image: Gilbert &...More »

  • "Small Wonders from the American Collections" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2008-10-15 - 2009-06-28

    This special exhibition celebrates a major new installation in the Luce Center for American Art: Visible Storage ▪ Study Center that gives the public access to more than 350 additional objects from the...More »

  • Curator Talks

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2008-10-04 - 2008-10-04

    Ten curators give ten different talks on the Museum’s permanent collections. Meet at the gallery entrance.More »

  • “On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us.” Performance

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2008-10-04 - 2008-10-04

    Transsexual trailblazer Kate Bornstein presents a multimedia signature performance “On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us.” A discussion follows.More »

  • Gilbert and George Artist Talk

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2008-10-04 - 2008-10-04

    Gilbert and George discuss their work.More »

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    Gilbert & George Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture
    • 2008-10-03 - 2009-01-11

    The Brooklyn Museum is the final venue of an international tour of the first retrospective in more than twenty years of work by the internationally acclaimed artists Gilbert & George. The exhibition...More »

  • poster for Jesper Just "Romantic Delusions"

    Jesper Just "Romantic Delusions"

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    • Media: Film
    • 2008-09-19 - 2009-01-04

    This exhibition presents four films by the critically acclaimed Danish filmmaker Jesper Just in his first solo exhibition at a New York museum: No Man Is an Island (2002), Bliss and Heaven (2004), The...More »

  • poster for "21: Selections of Contemporary Art from the Brooklyn Museum" Exhibition

    "21: Selections of Contemporary Art from the Brooklyn Museum" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-09-19 - 2009-09-19

    More than forty works from the Brooklyn Museum’s expanding collection of contemporary art goes on long-term view in 5,000 square feet of space newly renovated for this purpose. With contemporary works...More »

  • "Click!" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-06-27 - 2008-08-10

    Click! is a photography exhibition that invites Brooklyn Museum’s visitors, the online community, and the general public to participate in the exhibition process. Taking its inspiration from the critically...More »

  • poster for "From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith" Exhibition

    "From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Fashion
    • 2008-05-14 - 2009-05-17

    This exhibition honors the gift of twenty-one pieces of silver and gold jewelry created by the Brooklyn-reared modernist jeweler Arthur Smith (1917–1982), primarily from Charles Russell, Smith’s companion...More »

  • poster for "Japonisme in American Graphic Art, 1880–1920" Exhibition

    "Japonisme in American Graphic Art, 1880–1920" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Drawing
    • 2008-04-16 - 2008-10-12

    Japonisme in American Graphic Art, 1880–1920 explores the myriad manifestations of Japonisme in a selection of rarely seen American works on paper from the Brooklyn Museum’s permanent collection. Concurrent...More »

  • poster for Takashi Murakami "© MURAKAMI"

    Takashi Murakami "© MURAKAMI"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Prints - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-07-13

    The exhibition © MURAKAMI explores the self-reflexive nature of Murakami’s oeuvre by focusing on earlier work produced between 1992 and 2000 in which the artist attempts to explore his own reality through...More »

  • poster for “American Identities: A New Look” Exhibition

    “American Identities: A New Look” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Furniture - Crafts - Ceramics - Other
    • 2008-04-01 - 2009-04-30

    This major installation of more than three hundred fifty objects from the Brooklyn Museum’s premier collection of American art integrates a vast array of fine and decorative arts (silver, furniture, ceramics,...More »

  • poster for “Arts of Asia and the Islamic World” Exhibition

    “Arts of Asia and the Islamic World” Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Product - Crafts - Ceramics - Other
    • 2008-03-31 - 2016-02-29

    The Asian and Islamic Art galleries provide a survey of the full range of Asian and Islamic art in the Brooklyn Museum, which houses one of America’s foremost collections. It presents more than one hundred...More »

  • poster for “Visible Storage ▪ Study Center” Exhibition

    “Visible Storage ▪ Study Center” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Furniture - Product - Crafts - Other
    • 2008-03-31 - 2010-03-31

    The last phase in the creation of the Luce Center for American Art concludes with the opening of the 5,000 square-foot Visible Storage ▪ Study Center. The dense display of objects in the Visible Storage...More »

  • poster for Utagawa "Masters of the Japanese Print, 1770–1900"

    Utagawa "Masters of the Japanese Print, 1770–1900"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Other
    • 2008-03-21 - 2008-06-15

    Utagawa: Masters of the Japanese Print, 1770–1900 presents more than seventy prints from the renowned Van Vleck collection of Japanese woodblock prints at the Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin–Madison...More »

  • poster for "Replica of the Statue of Liberty" Exhibition

    "Replica of the Statue of Liberty" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2008-03-16 - 2010-12-01

    The Brooklyn Museum has completed conservation work on its "little" Lady Liberty, a thirty-foot replica of the Bedloe's Island Statue of Liberty. The historic statue, which once adorned the Liberty Warehouse...More »

  • poster for "Votes for Women" Exhibition

    "Votes for Women" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2008-02-16 - 2008-11-30

    Votes for Women, the latest exhibition to be presented in the Herstory Gallery of the recently opened Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, explores Susan B. Anthony’s contribution to the American...More »

  • poster for Ghada Amer "Love Has No End"

    Ghada Amer "Love Has No End"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2008-02-16 - 2008-10-19

    Ghada Amer: Love Has No End, the first U.S. survey of the renowned artist’s work, features some fifty pieces from every aspect of Amer’s career as a painter, sculptor, illustrator, performer, garden designer,...More »

  • poster for "Goodbye Coney Island?" Exhibition

    "Goodbye Coney Island?" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2007-11-28 - 2008-04-06

    An exhibition of more than fifty photographs from the Brooklyn Museum’s holdings, Goodbye Coney Island? traces the evolution of this fabled part of New York over the past 125 years. Coney Island has undergone...More »

  • poster for Toland Grinnell "Pied-a-Terre"

    Toland Grinnell "Pied-a-Terre"

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    • Media: Installation - Furniture - Product - Crafts
    • 2007-07-13 - 2008-05-04

    Pied-a-Terre, an installation piece by Brooklyn-born artist Toland Grinnell, explores issues of consumer culture, excess, and luxury. The work originally comprised an apartment for two that folded out...More »

  • poster for "An Art of Our Own: Women Ceramicists from the Permanent Collection" Exhibition

    "An Art of Our Own: Women Ceramicists from the Permanent Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2007-03-23 - 2008-07-26

    To complement the opening of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, there is an installation of ceramics from the permanent collection made by women artists. Over 75 objects are included. Although...More »

  • poster for "Magic in Ancient Egypt: Image, Word, and Reality" Exhibition

    "Magic in Ancient Egypt: Image, Word, and Reality" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Other
    • 2006-12-22 - 2008-09-28

    How the Egyptians, known throughout the ancient world for their expertise in magic, addressed the unknown forces of the universe is explored in this exhibition of twenty objects from the Brooklyn Museum's...More »

  • poster for "Magic in Ancient Egypt: Image, Word, and Reality" Exhibition

    "Magic in Ancient Egypt: Image, Word, and Reality" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2006-12-22 - 2009-10-18

    How the Egyptians, known throughout the ancient world for their expertise in magic, addressed the unknown forces of the universe is explored in this exhibition of twenty objects from the Brooklyn Museum's...More »

  • poster for "Living Legacies: The Arts of the Americas" Exhibition

    "Living Legacies: The Arts of the Americas" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Product - Crafts - Other
    • 2004-04-16 - 2008-03-18

    Living Legacies: The Arts of the Americas is a thematic installation that features the Museum's world-renowned collections of indigenous art from North, Central, and South America, dating from about 3000...More »

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