Art, Darling

Antwaun Sargent wanted to change the art world. He already has.

#abloh-virgil, #art, #black-people, #brooklyn-museum, #content-type-personal-profile, #figures-of-speech-exhibit, #museums, #sargent-antwaun

Guadalupe Maravilla as Artist and Healer

Guadalupe Maravilla’s sculptures at the Brooklyn Museum and MoMA explore the trauma caused by war, migration and family separation.

#art, #brooklyn-museum, #content-type-personal-profile, #el-salvador, #maravilla-guadalupe, #museum-of-modern-art, #museums, #sculpture

Warhol-mania: Why the Famed Pop Artist Is Everywhere Again

Andy Warhol is currently the subject of a Netflix documentary series, an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum and multiple theatrical works.

#art, #bated-breath-theater-co, #brooklyn-museum, #documentary-films-and-programs, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #lieberman-mara, #museums, #netflix-inc, #rossi-andrew, #theater, #warhol-andy, #warhol-andy-museum

The Fine Art of Staging a Blockbuster

With a string of successes, Matthew Yokobosky is giving the Brooklyn Museum’s fashion exhibitions an edge over similar fare at the Met.

#christian-dior-designer-of-dreamsexhibit, #brooklyn-museum, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #museums, #yokobosky-matthew

For Andy Warhol, Faith and Sexuality Intertwined

The Brooklyn Museum shows how Catholicism seeped into his art, complicating our view of the Pop master.

#art, #brooklyn-museum, #christians-and-christianity, #content-type-personal-profile, #roman-catholic-church, #warhol-andy

Mickalene Thomas Is Reinventing Nudes

The artist’s approach to the Black female form is rich with pleasure, but also looks beyond it.

#art, #black-people, #brooklyn-nyc, #brooklyn-museum, #butler-bisa, #content-type-personal-profile, #thomas-mickalene, #women-and-girls

These Are the Art Shows and Events to See This Season

From an enormous roundup of Black American portraits to a two-city retrospective of Jasper Johns, the new art season is buzzing again — and as busy as it ever was.

#aldrich-contemporary-art-museum, #art, #art-institute-of-chicago, #asia-society, #baltimore-museum-of-art, #bard-graduate-center-for-studies-in-the-decorative-arts, #brooklyn-academy-of-music, #brooklyn-museum, #cleveland-museum-of-art, #metropolitan-museum-of-art, #museums, #new-york-city, #smithsonian-institution, #whitney-museum-of-american-art, #yale-university-art-gallery, #zwirner-david-gallery

Met Costume Institute and Brooklyn Museum Bring Back Fashion

With “In America” at the Met and “Christian Dior” at the Brooklyn Museum, our critics debate the nuances of showing fashion in art institutions, and find a depth of influence among young American designers.

#art, #bolton-andrew, #brooklyn-nyc, #brooklyn-museum, #chiuri-maria-grazia, #christian-dior-sa, #costume-institute, #couture-fashion, #dior-christian, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #femenine-musical-work, #fifth-avenue-manhattan-ny, #hood-by-air, #in-america-a-lexicon-of-fashion-exhibit, #museums, #rogers-christopher-john

A Monthslong Battle on the Upper West Side Ends

A court ruling has resolved a conflict over homeless men at a hotel. The clash raised questions around race, class and tolerance.

#3-dollar-bill-brooklyn-ny-nightclub, #brooklyn-museum, #coalition-for-the-homeless, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dabaron-shams, #homeless-persons, #lucerne-manhattan-ny-hotel, #new-york-city, #upper-west-side-manhattan-ny

N.Y.C. Pride 2021: Check Out These Events

The march on June 27 will be mostly virtual. But not to worry: There are plenty of in-person events, performances and celebratory exhibitions throughout the city this month.

#ahead-of-the-curve-movie, #austen-alice-house-museum, #ballez-dance-co, #brooklyn-museum, #culture-arts, #festivals, #heritage-of-pride-inc, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #joyce-theater, #lincoln-center-for-the-performing-arts, #playbill, #transgender-and-transsexuals

Brooklyn Museum Employees Take Steps Toward a Union

The new union would include curators, conservators, gift shop workers and others, as part of the U.A.W.

#brooklyn-museum, #museums, #national-labor-relations-board, #organized-labor, #technical-office-and-professional-union-local-2110-uaw, #united-automobile-workers

Selling Art to Pay the Bills Divides the Nation’s Museum Directors

Bitter debate has ensued as museum leaders around the country discuss whether to permanently embrace a pandemic-spurred policy that allows the sale of art to cover some operating costs.

#baltimore-museum-of-art, #brooklyn-museum, #metropolitan-museum-of-art, #museums

Bliss and Anger in Balance: The Art of Lorraine O’Grady

A survey at the Brooklyn Museum radiates high outrage even as it finds beauty and strength in a range of identities.

#art, #brooklyn-nyc, #brooklyn-museum, #content-type-personal-profile, #museums, #ogrady-lorraine-1934, #race-and-ethnicity

How One Looted Artifact Tells the Story of Modern Afghanistan

Many of the country’s finest antiquities were stolen under cover of war, ending up in elite museums all over the globe. Should they be returned?

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #brooklyn-museum, #destruction-of-cultural-antiquities-and-heritage, #looting-crime, #metropolitan-museum-of-art, #museums, #national-museum-of-afghanistan, #restoration-and-renovation

Both Sides Now: In Conversation With Lorraine O’Grady

On the eve of her first major retrospective, the artist talks about her past, her process and the benefit of criticism.

#art, #brooklyn-museum, #content-type-personal-profile, #culture-arts, #ogrady-lorraine-1934

KAWS at the Brooklyn Museum: A Coming-Out Party

The Simpsons, Snoopy and the Smurfs are all here in a survey of the artist Brian Donnelly’s 25-year career.

#art, #brooklyn-nyc, #brooklyn-museum, #graffiti, #haring-keith, #kaws-1974, #museums, #sculpture, #the-simpsons-tv-program

Lorraine O’Grady, Still Cutting Into the Culture

And at 86, the pioneering conceptual artist isn’t done yet. She’s getting her first retrospective ever, at the Brooklyn Museum.

#art, #black-people, #both-and-exhibit, #brooklyn-museum, #content-type-personal-profile, #jamaican-americans, #museums, #ogrady-lorraine-1934, #race-and-ethnicity, #women-and-girls

1.1 Million New Yorkers Voted Early. Lines and Covid Didn’t Stop Them.

New York City residents were enthusiastic about their first chance to cast early ballots in a presidential election, but 88 polling sites weren’t enough.

#absentee-ballots, #barclays-center-brooklyn-ny, #brennan-center-for-justice, #brooklyn-museum, #city-university-of-new-york, #cuomo-andrew-m, #de-blasio-bill, #early-voting, #krueger-liz, #madison-square-garden, #mollenkopf-john-h, #resorts-world-casino-new-york-city, #voter-fraud-election-fraud

Two Museums Tried to Sell Art. Only One Caught Grief About it.

The Baltimore Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum both planned on selling works last Wednesday at auction, but Baltimore paused the sale after much criticism.

#art, #assn-of-art-museum-directors, #auctions, #baltimore-museum-of-art, #bedford-christopher, #black-people, #brooklyn-museum, #marden-brice, #museums, #pasternak-anne, #pendleton-adam, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sherald-amy, #sothebys, #still-clyfford, #warhol-andy

How Long Can N.Y.C. Museums Survive at 25 Percent Capacity?

Visiting during the pandemic can feel a bit lonely. Museum directors worry that will persist far into 2021.

#american-museum-of-natural-history, #art, #brooklyn-museum, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #guggenheim-solomon-r-museum, #international-union-of-operating-engineers, #metropolitan-museum-of-art, #museum-of-modern-art, #museums, #new-york-city, #new-york-historical-society, #poots-alex, #queens-museum, #shed-manhattan-ny, #tallant-sally, #weiss-daniel-h, #whitney-museum-of-american-art

A ‘Textbook Example’ of a College Outbreak in N.Y.

Students, parents and staff members at SUNY Oneonta say a problem of lax screening was made worse by risky off-campus gatherings.

#art, #assn-of-art-museum-directors, #brooklyn-museum, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-reopenings, #museums, #new-york-city, #oneonta-ny, #state-university-of-new-york

Brooklyn Museum to Sell 12 Works as Pandemic Changes the Rules

Museums selling their art has long been frowned upon, but recent financial pressures have sent works to the auction block at Christie’s. The proceeds would pay for the care of the collection.

#art, #assn-of-art-museum-directors, #auctions, #brooklyn-nyc, #brooklyn-museum, #christies, #corot-jean-baptiste-camille, #courbet-gustave, #finances, #museums, #pasternak-anne, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #storr-robert

New York’s Reopened Museums: Where to Go and What to See

What you need to know before venturing back out to see art, from safety precautions to the exhibitions still on view.

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