Tag Archives: Brooklyn Museum

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12 Museum-Worthy Power Suits from Around the World

To get to the top, you have to wear the right clothes Read More

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14 Artworks That Prove Pink Is Tough

The color that seems softest can often speak most loudly Read More

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Avant-Garde Quilt Explosion!

A guide to weird and wild contemporary-art quilts by conceptualists, code-breakers, feminists, fashionistas, Afrofuturists, and street artists Read More

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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More

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Cut-and-Paste Culture: The New Collage

Contemporary artists are updating the modernist tradition with new tactics and new media Read More

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Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More

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Some Like It Haute: Gaultier in the Galleries

An exhibition spotlights the ways Jean Paul Gaultier’s cutting-edge fashion has intersected with the contemporary art of his time
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Isa Genzken, Empire/Vampire I, 2003, paint on mirror foil, fabric, plastic figures, and artificial plants on wood pedestal. 
©ISA GENZKEN. COURTESY COLLECTION MARI AND PETER SHAW, THE ARTIST AND GALERIE BUCHHOLZ, COLOGNE/BERLIN.
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Ten Tough Women Artists Who Stand Up to the Bad Boys

In a male-dominated art season, here’s where to find female artists who cut, change the rules, explore new horizons, and do it gangsta-style Read More

José Guadalupe Posada, Calaveras zalameras de las coquetas meseras / Ingratiating  Skeletons of Flirtatious Waitresses, n.d, type-metal engraving. COURTESY OF DAN PAPPALARDO AND SUSAN BELLIN.
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Zombies Take Over the Museums!

Where to find Halloween-themed museum tours, dress-up ideas, and costume parties Read More

Installation view of "The Cat Show," 2013. White Columns, New York City. PHOTO: JONATHAN GRASSI. COURTESY WHITE COLUMNS.
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Taking Cat Art Seriously

From a provocative upcoming Metropolitan Museum show to adoption-ready “purr-formers,” the art world is exploring the shock of the mew Read More

The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Raft of the Medusa, 2004.
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Meet the Bruces: High Quality Comes to Brooklyn Museum

The collaborative tricksters Bruce High Quality Foundation offer love, chicanery, & more Read More

Auguste Rodin, Adam, cast by Alexis Rudier, modeled 1880-81, cast 1925, bronze.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART / RODIN MUSEUM, PHILADELPHIA, BEQUEST OF JULES E. MASTBAUM, 1929. SIGNED RIGHT SIDE OF BASE: RODIN; FOUNDRY MARK BACK OF BASE TO LEFT: ALEXIS RUDIER/FONDEUR PARIS.
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‘Rodin: Genius with Giblets’

Why the great sculptor is so exasperating, and other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More

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The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More

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Brooklyn Brewery: Tapping Local Talent

Fred Tomaselli is among the Brooklyn-based artists who designed labels for limited-edition beer bottles Read More