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Christo’s Arc de Triomphe Project to Launch this September

June 15th, 2021

After delays, Christo’s ambitious wrapping project for the Arc de Triomphe will launch in September. “More than a year after Christo’s death, Paris is continuing the work of this great artist,” says Says Paris’s mayor, Anne Hidalgo. “It is an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to him and to defend our attachment to contemporary creation.”
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Interpol Launches App to Identify Stolen Art

June 15th, 2021

Interpol has launched a new app to help identify stolen art.  “It’s a concrete tool for police and customs—and for museums and private individuals,” says Corrado Catesi, who heads Interpol’s Works of Art Unit. “It is not the panacea, but it can really help.”
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Dorothea Rockburne Sues Twitter Exec Neighbor Over Damaged Works

June 14th, 2021

Artist Dorothea Rockburne is suing her upstairs neighbor, former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo over irreparable damage to a series of her early works, after Costolo’s leaky plumbing flooded into the artist’s loft. “I watched helplessly as the water poured down over the cabinet and onto my early work,’’ she says.
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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