Brooklyn Museum

Post image for Air Conditioner Outage Shuts Down Brooklyn Museum for the Weekend

It appears this week’s summer heat in New York has impacted the art world, as the Brooklyn Museum just announced it will be closed this weekend because of an “air-conditioning outage.”

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Post image for A Brooklyn Museum App Encourages Visitors to Ask Questions

In May, the Brooklyn Museum launched the new Android version of its ASK app, a mobile application that enables visitors to interact with the museum’s audience engagement staff in real time.

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Post image for A Photo Exhibition About Israel and the West Bank that Chooses Sides

On the heels of last Saturday’s protest at the Brooklyn Museum, a more careful examination of one of the two exhibitions targeted by the protesters is in order.

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Post image for Faced with Brooklyn Museum Inaction, Protesters Target Two Exhibitions

Close to 100 artists and activists staged a protest at the Brooklyn Museum yesterday afternoon in response to displacement — both in Brooklyn and Palestine.

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Post image for Brooklyn Museum’s Activist Art Show Is a Messy Collision of Curation and Politics

Agitprop! ought to be an outstanding exhibition of politically engaged art. A feverish amalgam of historic and contemporary artwork, the exhibition is undermined by an ambitious but poorly executed curatorial strategy.

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Post image for Thrills, Fantasy, and Nightmares in 150 Years of Art Inspired by Coney Island

Coney Island has a history as dizzying as any of the roller coasters, carousels, sideshows, and other frenetic attractions that have operated on its piece of Brooklyn shore.

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Post image for Fashioning an Identity for a Puerto Rican Painter on the Cusp of Modernism

The current exhibition of paintings by Francisco Oller at the Brooklyn Museum is a provocative and difficult show — a collision of curatorial strategies and recalcitrant artwork that defies the interpretive armature.

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Post image for Decrying Real Estate Summit, Artists Stage Demonstration Outside Brooklyn Museum

“Gentrification in progress,” read the tape, its black type printed on yellow strips as all good warnings are.

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Post image for Anti-Gentrification Activists Protest Real Estate Summit at Brooklyn Museum

More than 100 activists and artists affiliated with community groups from throughout the city gathered at the Brooklyn Museum this morning to protest its hosting of the 2015 Brooklyn Real Estate Summit.

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Post image for Artists Denounce Brooklyn Museum for Hosting Real Estate Summit

On November 17, the Brooklyn Museum will host the sixth annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, a gathering of more than 600 of the biggest players in Brooklyn’s real estate market.

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