Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum
today at 13:28. Facebook
"Given that most artists are to some extent dandies, it would be wrong to view this fascinating show, closing on July 23, through an exclusively feminist lens. But it does demonstrate the powerful, carefully cultivated aesthetic and inborn independence that connects the art, wardrobe, living spaces and public persona of America’s first celebrity artist. In and around her art, she redefined... View more »
"Given that most artists are to some extent dandies it would be

10 Things to Do in NYC Now

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Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum
yesterday at 13:29. Facebook
"In 1982, Maren Hassinger collected bits of white trash that she found scattered in Central, Van Cortlandt, and Prospect Parks. What most would treat with disgust, Hassinger handled with care, painting each discarded tissue, cup, or cigarette butt baby pink." — Hyperallergic

Read about Maren Hassinger's 1982 performance Pink Trash and join us this Saturday for a free restaging in Prospect... View more »
"In 1982 Maren Hassinger collected bits of white trash that she found

Maren Hassinger Restages Her 1982 "Pink Trash" Performance in Prospect Park

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Sari Weisenberg
Jeremy Munson
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum
07/19/2017 at 13:02. Facebook
Organized in collaboration with Equal Justice Initiative and Google, a new exhibition The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America confronts the difficult topic of racial violence, while exploring the radical potential of art to promote healing: works by artists in the Museum’s collection will be shown alongside historical research conducted by EJI on the family histories of... View more »
Organized in collaboration with Equal Justice Initiative and Google a new exhibition

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America

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Michael Pfeifer
Jan Krichel
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum
07/17/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Join Brooklyn-based artist collective BUFU this Thursday for for an evening of music, discussion, and skill shares on collective organizing, art-making, and community building.
Join Brooklyn based artist collective BUFU this Thursday for for an evening

BUFU Presents US: A Convening on Collective Action

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Rebeccah De Louis
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum
07/16/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
As part of We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85, artist Maren Hassinger will restage her 1982 performance Pink Trash in Prospect Park. Join us July 23 at 1pm for a special tour of #WeWantedARevolution and conversation with co-curator Rujeko Hockley and Maren Hassinger, prior to the performance.
As part of We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965–85 artist

Performance in the Park: Maren Hassinger's Pink Trash

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Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum
07/15/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Join us next Saturday for an evening of blind contour drawing and live blues music inspired by our exhibition #InfiniteBlueBKM.

Free with Museum admission.
Join us next Saturday for an evening of blind contour drawing and

Drawing and Music: Infinite Blue Line

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Stefany Mohebban
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum
07/14/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Join us tonight for Taking Care of Her Work: On Georgia O’Keeffe & Caroline Keck to learn more about the special relationship between the artist and a former BKM paintings conservator, as well as recent technical findings that provide fascinating insights into O'Keeffe's methods and desired aesthetic. Tickets available at bit.ly/okeeffekeck
Join us tonight for Taking Care of Her Work: On Georgia O’Keeffe

#BKMConservation: On Georgia O'Keeffe and Caroline Keck

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As you're filling up your cart for #AmazonPrimeDay, remember you can give back to the Brooklyn Museum through Amazon Smile at smile.amazon.com/ch/11-1672743! #giveusasmile

Vivian Cherry (American, born 1920). Lower East Side N.Y.C (Two Elderly Women on Street), ca. 1950s. Gelatin silver photograph, 9 x 13 in. (22.9 x 33.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Steven Schmidt, 1996.241.2a-c. © artist... View more »
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Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85.
Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of the exhibition We

Gallery Tour: We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women

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Karen Arfi
Max Lucia
Yolande Devine
Join us in our outdoor Biergarten this Thursday and enjoy a free screening of the new Brooklyn-based Caribbean American comedy Foreign Minds Think Alike (Majah Hype, 2016, 115 min.) Come at 6pm for happy hour and DJ set with Ian Friday of Libation Party. Screening begins at Sundown.
Join us in our outdoor Biergarten this Thursday and enjoy a free

Outdoor Movie Night with Majah Hype: Foreign Minds Think Alike

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Lex Thrills
Nancy O'Halloran
We're loving this NYLON video with our friends at The Dandy Lion Project and dapperQ. Tune in and see how these projects are working to represent black masculinity in a positive light while creating a crucial space for trans men, masc-centered women, and gender-fluid individuals to express themselves without limits.
We're loving this NYLON video with our friends at The Dandy Lion

"The Dandy Lion Project" Reframes Our Perception Of Black Masculinity

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Open until July 23, you still have time to immerse yourself in #okeeffemodern. Get inspired and strike a pose like recent visitor @ginaglenn O'Keeffe!! #mybkm
Open until July 23 you still have time to immerse yourself in

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Take advantage of our extended Friday and Saturdays hours and see Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern before it closes on Sunday, July 23. Book now and see it today! #okeeffemodern
Take advantage of our extended Friday and Saturdays hours and see Georgia

Open Late – Closing Weeks of Georgia O'Keeffe

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Even since #GeorgiaOKeeffe was living on the East Coast, she was picking up large animal bones and horns in the desert and bringing them back to New York to use as decorations for her apartment and as subjects to paint. She often found inspiration in her surroundings but she believed that bleached bones represented the beauty of the high desert. After permanently relocating to New Mexico,... View more »
Even since GeorgiaOKeeffe was living on the East Coast she was picking
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Celebrate the Little Caribbean of our neighbors in Flatbush and commemorate the Golden Anniversary of the West Indian American Day Parade.

5–9 pm caribBEING House
South Entrance, Outdoors
Mobile art center CARIBBEING HOUSE is stopping by our Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden for the month of August. Share your stories of #MyCaribbeanHeritage and see art from the Diaspora in Brooklyn.

5–7 pm... View more »
Celebrate the Little Caribbean of our neighbors in Flatbush and commemorate the

Target First Saturdays: CaribBEING in Brooklyn

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Kim Wilson Marshall
Christine Blackshear
Why you should see 'Living Modern' before July 23
Why you should see 'Living Modern' before July 23

Reasons to See 'Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern'

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Virginia Priest
Hilda M. Morrill
Passionate about materials and craft, #GeorgiaOKeeffe brought a measured, fastidious approach to everything she did—from creating hand sewn garments to making paintings and works on paper. From the beginning, she had strong feelings about how her artwork should be displayed, handled, and preserved to the best effect. In 1946, she met her match in Caroline Keck, who at the time was a paintings... View more »
Passionate about materials and craft GeorgiaOKeeffe brought a measured fastidiou

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"In 1963, the same year that O’Keeffe probably bought her dress, Eugenia Sheppard, the fashion critic for the New York Herald Tribune, called such dresses “a uniform for intellectuals . . . Marimekko is for women whose way of wearing clothes is to forget what they have on.” Who could be more desirous of forgetting what they had on than women such as Jacobs and O’Keeffe, who had so much to do?"... View more »
"In 1963 the same year that O’Keeffe probably bought her dress Eugenia

Jane Jacobs, Georgia O’Keeffe, and the Power of the Marimekko Dress

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Barbara Cairns
Satya Ramnarain
Elizabeth Lee Jones
"See 'We Wanted a Revolution' for the ways in which black women have always created art, and how that art has always been both beautiful and political, provocative and fearless.” – Rebecca Carroll reviews #wewantedarevolution this morning on WNYC Radio's NPR Morning Edition
"See 'We Wanted a Revolution' for the ways in which black women

Review: "We Wanted a Revolution" a Radical Affirmation of Black Women Artists

Annika Vartanian
James Edward Malin