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News The Talent
Wilcox. COURTESY SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK

Jess Wilcox Named Director of Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

Socrates Sculpture Park announced today that Jess Wilcox will be the outdoor Queens museum’s new director of exhibitions, effective immediately. She’ll be leaving her position as the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art programs coordinator, which she … Read More


Artists
Tania Bruguera and Dread Scott at last night's talk. ELENA OLIVO

‘Art Without Permission’: Tania Bruguera and Dread Scott Discuss Art and Activism at the Brooklyn Museum

Dread Scott has the distinction of being one of the few artists to have had his work denounced by a United States president. In 1989, when he was an undergraduate student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, … Read More


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‘It Is Clear That It Is Time for a Revolution’: At the Protests Against the Real Estate Summit at the Brooklyn Museum

Today the Brooklyn Museum played host to the 6th Annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, which became a hot-button source of controversy earlier this month after anti-gentrification activists criticized the nature of the event and the museum’s involvement with it. The theme for … Read More


Detours
Lafawndah, who staged a performance the Brooklyn Museum on November 7. ELAINE HE/COURTESY THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Detours: Xavier Cha on a Lafawndah Performance at the Brooklyn Museum

Detours is an ongoing series in which a New York–based artist gives us a tour of a show of his or her choosing Read More


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Morning Links: Facebook Army Edition

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A fenced-in stretch of the Berlin wall. 

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Morning Links: Berlin Wall Fence Edition

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Kasseem Dean, famously known as Swizz Beatz. ANTOINE VARGLAS

Swizz Beatz Is Now On The Board At The Brooklyn Museum

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the rap producer and art collector Kasseem Dean–known famously as Swizz Beatz–has been added to the board of trustees at The Brooklyn Museum, joining the philanthropist and former private equity firms partner Barbara … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Zanele Muholi, 'Isibonelo/Evidence,' 2015, installation view.  COURTESY BROOKLYN MUSEUM, NEW YORK

‘Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence’ at Brooklyn Museum, Selected by Hank Willis Thomas

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. This week’s shows are selected by Hank Willis Thomas Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Mary Reid Kelley, The Thong of Dionysus, 2015, still from video. COURTESY FREDERICKS & FREISER, NEW YORK

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Dispatches
Carol Lee Brosseau (left) and Miller Gaffney (right) of Art Breakers. SAM HON

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?: ‘Art Breakers’ and the Art World’s Reality TV Problem

There have been two former attempts to translate the art world into a successful reality television series. Work of Art, which debuted in 2010 and ran for two seasons on Bravo, had up-and-coming artists compete for a solo exhibition at … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Dara Birnbaum, Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, 1978–79, still from videotape. COURTESY ARTISTS SPACE

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Gifts Sent to Mayor de Blasio During First Year in Office Include Jar of Mayonnaise From Former Brooklyn Museum Director

Among the hundreds of gifts that New York mayor Bill de Blasio and his family received during his first year in office—which were disclosed by DNAinfo through the Freedom of Information Act—were two separate offerings from Dr. Arnold L. Lehman, … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Matana Roberts, 2014. Photograph © Paula Court.

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8 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

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Artists Features
opposite Jean-Michel Basquiat photographed at his Great Jones Street studio, New York City, 1987.DMITRI KASTERINE/KASTERINE.COM

Basquiat and the Collecting of History

Why is one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists underrepresented in museum collections? Read More