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Jennifer Y. Chi Appointed as Chief Curator, Deputy Director of Brooklyn Museum

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

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
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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