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Marc Quinn’s NYPL Blood Sculpture Profiled in Forbes

June 20th, 2019

Marc Quinn’s upcoming installation for the NYPL is profiled in Forbes this week, as the artist collects blood from 10,000 people to create two sculptures, one with the blood of refugees and one with the blood of other donors. “It’s the type of thing you look at and say: ‘I can’t say which one I am, so I must be both,’” he says. “There’s no difference between them. They’re like a gateway, in a way. They’re about arrivals and departures.”
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Almine Rech to Open in Shanghai

June 20th, 2019

Almine Rech, will open in Shanghai next month, sharing a floor on 27 Huqiu Road with Lisson. “The decision to expand to Asia was a natural one for us, as we’ve long been interested in the Asian market and engaged with collectors in the region through our participation in art fairs, as well as institutional outreach, collaboration, and regular visits to the region,” says owner Almine Rech-Picasso.
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Lonnie Holley Interviewed in Artforum

June 20th, 2019

Artist Lonnie Holley is interviewed in Artforum this week, speaking on his music and his vision for his broader body of work. “All my work, in any form, comes down to oneness,” he says. “The oneness is important: the oneness goes all the way down to this one universe that we believe in; this one mothership, our planet Earth, that we live in; this one mother that gave birth to us and that we should respect; and then that one gray spot that we’re going to after we are dead and gone.”
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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
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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