Tag Archives: Brooklyn Museum

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Details from two folios of the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1525–30, opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper. COURTESY METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Artists News

Kehinde Wiley to Receive the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts

New York-based portraitist Kehinde Wiley will be awarded the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts. Known for his flashy paintings that depict black men and women in the style of Old Master portraiture, Wiley is being honored for using … Read More

2014: The Year in Review Market
Georgia O’Keeffe, "Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1."© 2014 The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Women’s Worth: The Price of Being a Female Artist

There has never been a time when auction results for art made by women have equaled those of art made by men. This year has seen a reawakening of the discussion of this disparity—of why, and by how much art … Read More

Artists Retrospective

Retrospective: Ed Ruscha Takes California into the ’90s

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More

News On View
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‘Gray Is the Color of the Insides’: El Anatsui at Mnuchin Gallery

For one of the most famous colorists in the contemporary art world, it was a shock to hear El Anatsui detail his devotion to gray and its many shades. Anatsui spoke at Mnuchin Gallery for the occasion of his new … Read More

The psychiatric-observation area of the Alcatraz hospital, one of the sites for Ai’s exhibition at the former prison. JAN STÜRMANN/COURTESY FOR-SITE FOUNDATION, SAN FRANCISCO

Ai Weiwei Transfers to Alcatraz

Politically charged installations by Ai Weiwei land on Alcatraz Island Read More


High Heels Follow Architecture and Design at Brooklyn Museum

A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum offers artistic takes on the high heel Read More

Ban's Paper Log House in 1995 in Kobe, Japan. TAKANOBU SAKUMA/COURTESY PRITZKER PRIZE

Morning Links: Shigeru Ban Edition

Deborah Solomon on the Delaware Art Museum’s deaccessioning efforts. [The New York Times]Sotheby’s released its results for the first half of 2014, reporting a 24 percent increase in auction sales. [CNN Money]“Artist Ryan McGinness’s edgy but still official-looking red-and-black signs … Read More


Brooklyn Museum Visitors Under 19 Will Get Free Admission

Starting September 3, the Brooklyn Museum will no longer charge admission for visitors under 19 years old, The New York Times reports.Director Arnold L. Lehman believes that young visitors “represent the future of all museums.”“[W]e must do everything possible to make it … Read More


Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia: Tapping into Brooklyn’s Artistic Power

A couple collects dazzling works destined for their New York and Connecticut homes—and for the Brooklyn Museum Read More

Book Roundups Books Web Exclusive
Luke Frost and Theresa Vandling, Abstraction, from The Duchamp Dictionary, 2014.

14 New Art-History Books to Change Your Mind

Duchamp’s dictionary, Picasso’s (other) muse, Lucy Lippard’s landscapes, and Hans Ulrich Obrist’s map quests are among the subjects of recent volumes that expand the story of art Read More

Book Roundups Books Web Exclusive
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Ten Creative, Disorienting, Enlightening, and Sometimes Frightening Monographs and Catalogues

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeff Koons, Marisol, Lygia Clark, and Lee Bontecou are among the subjects of major books this season Read More


The Changing Complex Profile of Black Abstract Painters

Long marginalized by their community and overlooked by the art market, African American abstractionists are finally coming into the spotlight Read More


The Artistic Influences that Made Artists Artists

Hank Willis Thomas, Pat Steir, Deborah Kass, and others reflect on their early encounters with art and the childhood experiences that shape their work Read More