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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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Republican Tax Bill to Cut Funding for Artist Residences

December 8th, 2017

Pittsburgh's Spinning Plate Artist Lofts, via CitylabA new amendment to the Republican tax bill would strike artist residences from qualifying low-income housing. Senator Pat Roberts, the Republican senior senator from Kansas, changed language in the bill shortly before it was signed this past week.
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Galerie Balice Hertling Opens Second Space in Paris

December 8th, 2017

Sibylle Rochat, via Art NewsGalerie Balice Hertling has opened a second space in Paris at 239 Rue Saint-Martin, only a few blocks from the Centre Pompidou. Art consultant Sibylle Rochat has also joined the gallery as a partner.
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238
718.638.5000
Sunday 11am – 6pm
Monday and Tuesday Closed
Wednesday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 11am – 6pm
First Saturday of each month 11am – 11pm
Adults : $8
Students and Seniors (with ID) : $4
Members and children under 12 with adult : Free
*Suggested donations

Special pricing applies to school groups and adult group tours. Contact museum for further information.

The Brooklyn Museum houses a permanent collection that includes works that date back to ancient Egyptian. The 4th floor now houses the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, which currently features the long term installation The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago. Other contemporary artists featured are Louise Bourgeois, Kiki Smith, Cindy Sherman and Adrian Piper.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Global Feminisms Remix
August 3, 2007 – February 3, 2008

Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art
August 31, 2007 – January 27, 2008