Brooklyn Museum

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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Post image for Ai Weiwei Collects Lego Blocks by the Beemer-Load at Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum today became the first in the US to host a public collection point for Legos to send to Ai Weiwei.

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For the Love of Sneakers

by Ian F. Blair on September 30, 2015

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Everyone discovers a new pair of sneakers from a different angle.

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Post image for A Photographer Documents the Highs and Lows of LGBTQ Life in South Africa

This past Sunday was both an auspicious and sobering time to visit the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence.

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Post image for An Intimate Reading of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Poetry

Those familiar with the artwork of Jean-Michel Basquiat will agree that he is a writer.

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Post image for Kehinde Wiley Paints the Precariousness of Black Life

Much has been made of the current Kehinde Wiley retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum.

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Post image for Creative Time’s Anne Pasternak Will Take the Helm at the Brooklyn Museum

This evening the Brooklyn Museum revealed that Anne Pasternak will succeed Arnold Lehman as the institution’s director.

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Post image for Jean-Michel Basquiat and the Immortal Black Life

Often, I consider what people will make of my notebooks after I am dead.

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