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Brooklyn Museum Adds Susan Greenberg as Director of Collections

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Brooklyn Museum Launching Year of Events Celebrating Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Brooklyn Museum to Launch Buyout Program

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Brooklyn Museum Takes on Ambitious Rehang of Several Galleries

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Brooklyn Museum Launches App Allowing Questions on Works in Real-Time

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Brooklyn Museum Incorporates Recent Protest Art and Posters into Current Show

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Nancy Spector Appointed Brooklyn Museum Deputy Director and Chief Curator

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

New York: Jean-Michel Basquiat: “The Unknown Notebooks” at The Brooklyn Museum Through August 23rd, 2015

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

New York – FAILE : “Savage / Sacred Young Minds” at Brooklyn Museum Through October 4th, 2015

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Anne Pasternak Named Head of Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

New York – Kehinde Wiley: “A New Republic” at The Brooklyn Museum Through May 24th, 2015

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Arnold Lehman to Leave Post as Director of Brooklyn Museum

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

New York – Ai Weiwei: “According to What?” at the Brooklyn Museum Through August 10th, 2014

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Free Admission for Those Under 20 Comes to the Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Brooklyn Museum Receives $5 Million Gift to Endow Director’s Position

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Brooklyn – Swoon: “Submerged Motherlands” at the Brooklyn Museum Through August 24th, 2014

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

AO On-Site: The Brooklyn Museum Gala, Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Suzanne Lacy Will Bring Public Gender Politics Project to Brooklyn Museum

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

New York – Bruce High Quality Foundation: “Ode to Joy (2001-2013)” at the Brooklyn Museum Through September 22nd, 2013

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

AO Photoset: On Site at Brooklyn Artists Ball Gala Dinner At Brooklyn Museum, Wednesday, April 24

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Brooklyn Museum to Hold Bruce High Quality Foundation Retrospective

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

New York – “Materializing ‘Six Years': Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art” at The Brooklyn Museum Through February 3rd, 2013

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

New York – Mickalene Thomas: “Origin of the Universe” at The Brooklyn Museum Through January 20th, 2013

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

New York – Jean-Michel Othoniel: “My Way” at The Brooklyn Museum Through October 6th, 2012

Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Frances Stark Profiled in The Guardian

April 25th, 2017

Frances Stark, via GuardianFrances Stark is profiled in The Guardian this week, in which she discusses the state of the contemporary art world, and her recent work orchestrating a version of the Magic Flute for a group of student performers.  “One of the reasons I got really enamored with the Magic Flute,” Stark says, “is that I watched the Ingmar Bergman version with my son, when he was four or five. He was too young to read the subtitles, so I read them to him. When the movie was over – and this is a long opera – he said, ‘Can we watch it again?’” 
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Robert Rauschenberg Profiled in New York Review of Books

April 25th, 2017

Robert Rauschenberg: Persimmon, 1964; from Rauschenberg’s series of oil and silkscreen-ink print paintings in which, Jed Perl writes, ‘photographs of President Kennedy, crowded city streets, space travel, and a nude by Rubens come together to sThe New York Review of books has a lengthy profile on Robert Rauschenberg this week, as the artist’s landmark retrospective prepares to open at MoMA next month.  “I tend to see everything.” Rauschenberg once said, “I always wanted my work—whatever happened in the studio—to look more like what was going on outside the window.”
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Artist Banks Violette Interviewed in NYT

April 25th, 2017

Banks Violette, via NYTThe New York Times has a profile on Banks Violette, an artist who helped define the aesthetics of New York’s downtown art scene during the 2000’s, and who is currently preparing for a return to the art world with a show upcoming at Gladstone Gallery.  The piece traces the artist’s struggles with addiction, and the challenges of being immensely successful at such a young age.  “A lot of it was just being young, being in New York, suddenly having a bunch of attention, suddenly having packed openings, not being able to sleep and working 24 hours a day,” he says. “It wasn’t really even fun. It was more, ‘Hey, we’re super freaked out, let’s get high.’ ”
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