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Angela Y. Davis to Be Honored at the Brooklyn Museum’s Sackler Center First Awards

The Brooklyn Museum announced today that scholar and activist Angela Y. Davis will be this year’s honoree at its ceremony and dinner for the Sackler Center First Awards. Given out annually, the awards recognize women who have made significant contributions … Read More

Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

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‘This Institution Has Always Been Underfunded’: Anne Pasternak Offers Candid Thoughts on the Future of the Brooklyn Museum

On Thursday, Anne Pasternak, the new director of the Brooklyn Museum, hosted a small group of journalists at a meeting in her office to discuss her plans for the institution. The carpeting in Pasternak’s office is purple, there are chairs … Read More

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Kerry James Marshall photographed in his Chicago studio on December 28, 2015. ©KATHERINE MCMAHON

The Painter of Modern Life: Kerry James Marshall Aims to Get More Images of Black Figures into Museums

The artist will be the subject of major traveling retrospective this year Read More

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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

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


‘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

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


Morning Links: Facebook Army Edition

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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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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