Post Tagged with: "Brooklyn Museum"

Work of Lebanese artist Ginane Makki Bacho (Photo by Photo: Tarek Haddad via the Brooklyn Museum)

‘Syria, Then and Now’: Refugee Stories on Display

Brooklyn, Culture, Middle Eastern October 17, 2018 at 4:45 pm

A Brooklyn Museum exhibit features works of art that represent the stories of refugees who escaped to Syria in the early 20th century and those now fleeing the country. Brooklyn Paper covers the show.

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Outcry Over Brooklyn Museum’s Hire for African Art

African, Brooklyn, Culture March 28, 2018 at 5:01 pm

The appointment of the Brooklyn Museum’s new consulting curator for African art, as reported by BK Reader, was not well received.

Special Showing of a Work by Basquiat

Special Showing of a Work by Basquiat

Brooklyn, Culture January 22, 2018 at 4:07 pm

A work by Jean-Michel Basquiat will be on loan from a Japanese collector and displayed at the Brooklyn Museum during Black History Month, writes BK Reader.

Ewer in the shape of a Lotus Bud Goryeo dynasty. (Photo courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum)

Korean Art in a New Display

Brooklyn, Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts September 29, 2017 at 4:31 pm

The Brooklyn Museum has reopened its Korean gallery, the first of the Asian galleries open for viewing again.

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The ‘Legacy of Lynching’ on View

African American, Brooklyn, History July 31, 2017 at 3:21 pm

Kings County Politics reports on “The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America,” a new Brooklyn Museum multimedia exhibit that commemorates the African-American victims of lynching without using any explicit photographs.

Bang on a drum: Members of Brooklyn Raga Massive will perform at the Bang on a Can Festival at the Brooklyn Museum on May 6. (Photo by Stefano Giovannini via Brooklyn Daily)

30th Year of ‘Bang on a Can’

Asian, Culture, Eastern European, Middle Eastern May 5, 2017 at 5:26 pm

On May 6, musicians will gather at the Brooklyn Museum for the 30th year of the “Bang on a Can” music festival, reports Brooklyn Daily.

Archie Rand with his book, "The 613." (Photo by Louise Wateridge via Brooklyn Paper)

The Commandments of the Torah Get Colorful

Brooklyn, Jewish March 11, 2016 at 2:52 pm

Brooklyn artist Archie Rand will present “The 613,” his illustrated guide to the 613 mitzvahs, or commandments, of the Torah, at the Brooklyn Museum, reports Brooklyn Paper.

Ai Weiwei with fans after the event. (Photo by Mike Hong via World Journal)

Ai Weiwei Speaks in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Culture, East Asian November 1, 2016 at 3:44 pm

In his first visit to the U.S. after a four-year travel restriction, artist Ai Weiwei spoke at the Brooklyn Museum about politics, art, Chinese society, and how NYC shaped his career, reports World Journal.

City Inside Her, by Chitra Ganesh. woodblock and screenprint (2014)

New York Desi Artist Shares Memories and Inspiration

Culture, South Asian June 1, 2015 at 5:32 pm

South Asian-American artist Chitra Ganesh tells The Aerogram about her new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum and visual memories of her childhood in New York and trips to India.

A still from the 2006 documentary “A Conversation with Basquiat.” (Courtesy Jonathan Dorado/ Brooklyn Museum via The Brooklyn Paper)

Uncovering Basquiat’s Creative Process

Brooklyn, Culture March 31, 2015 at 2:57 pm

A new exhibit of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s notebooks opens at the Brooklyn Museum on April 3. The Brooklyn Paper talks with the curator.

A panel discussing the Brooklyn Community Foundation report at the Brooklyn Museum Octo. 30 (Photo by Jeyhoun Allebaugh via  Brooklyn Community Foundation)

Brooklynites’ Concerns: Poverty, Juvenile Justice, Immigrants

Brooklyn, Immigration, Youth November 4, 2014 at 2:51 pm

The Brooklyn Community Foundation issued a new report, “Brooklyn Insights,” highlighting residents’ concerns about poverty, juvenile justice and the growing immigrant population, Brooklyn Brief reports.

What it means to be a black man in America

African American, Brooklyn, Culture, New York, Video January 25, 2012 at 11:05 am

An exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum is bridging the gap between questions about the much maligned male African American identity and the reality of how black American men live their lives.