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Outstanding ‘Second Careers’ exhibit at Cleveland Museum of Art explores traditional, contemporary art from Africa

Cleveland 28 Feb 2021
To that end, the show highlights an early 20th-century “Egúngún Masquerade Dance Costume” from Nigeria in West Africa, on loan from the Brooklyn Museum in New York, using it as a commanding centerpiece ... Kristen Windmuller-Luna, the curator of African Art at the Brooklyn Museum ...
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Pandemic art sales: Prettying up the walls we're staring at

Messenger-Inquirer 28 Feb 2021
“I don’t think art is even something people thought of in April.” ... Good artwork can boost a score ... He loves and appreciates art, but in the before times, he left his Brooklyn apartment early in the morning, went to work as chief operating officer of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, then got home late after coaching basketball or going to an art event.
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The Unparalleled Art of Lorraine O’Grady

New Yorker 26 Feb 2021
On March 5, the Brooklyn Museum opens a retrospective of the artist, who has been centering Black lives in her performances and photo-based works for four decades ... .
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The Ballroom Scene Has Long Offered Radical Freedoms For Black and Brown Queer People. Today, ...

Time Magazine 26 Feb 2021
Amid what has been called a new golden age for Black culture and storytelling, a particular “Renaissance” in queer Black art and cultural representation is clear ... Read more ... Scout Tufankjian—PolarisAn estimated 15,000 supporters of Black Trans Lives marched in a rally from the Brooklyn Museum to Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn, N.Y ... .
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Breakfast at Peter Luger’s: Wax figures of celebs fill seats at famed NYC steakhouse

New York Post 26 Feb 2021
Celebrities Hamm and Hepburn — plus Michael Strahan, Jimmy Fallon and Al Roker — have flocked to Brooklyn’s Peter Luger Steakhouse courtesy of Madame Tussauds ... A Madame Tussauds wax figure of NBC’s “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon takes a spot at Brooklyn’s Peter Luger Steakhouse.Noam Galai/Getty Images.
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Coronavirus in N.J.: What’s reopened, what concerts, festivals and shows are rescheduled, canceled. (Feb. 24, 2021)

NJ dot com 25 Feb 2021
A pair of New Jersey museums are offering at-home programming in recognition of two March happenings ... Tuesday, March 2, with hometown favs the Newark Museum going up against the Brooklyn Museum. On Thursday, March 4, Milwaukee Art Museum will be pitted against the Columbus Museum of Art ... The Mahwah Museum has reopened 1-4 p.m.
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Rare Van Gogh painting of Paris on view ahead of auction

The Bryan Eagle 25 Feb 2021
The canvas photographed here, currently on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and another now in New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art ... Cloisters Museum opens in Fort Tryon Park ... Sackler Center for Feminist Art at The Brooklyn Museum of Art ... Gardner Museum heist.
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Former Jersey City resident is center of attention at the Brooklyn Museum

NJ dot com 24 Feb 2021
From his early beginnings as a graffiti artist, Jersey City native and Brooklyn-based artist KAWS has made a name for ... An extensive survey of his work has now been catalogued at the Brooklyn Museum with KAWS ... The Brooklyn Museum is located at 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY.
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KAWS at the Brooklyn Museum: A Coming-Out Party

New York Times 24 Feb 2021
The Simpsons, Snoopy and the Smurfs are all here in a survey of the artist Brian Donnelly’s 25-year career ... .
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‘Abode of Immortals’ exhibition in Macao

Shenzhen Daily 24 Feb 2021
Entry is free ... 3.” ... Tai has held over 30 individual exhibitions around the world, and his art pieces have been collected by 22 domestic and international museums, art galleries and academic institutions including the Brooklyn Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago and Yale University Art Gallery. Dates ... .
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Pandemic art sales: Prettying up the walls we’re staring at

Wtop 23 Feb 2021
“I don’t think art is even something people thought of in April.” ... Good artwork can boost a score ... He loves and appreciates art, but in the before times, he left his Brooklyn apartment early in the morning, went to work as chief operating officer of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, then got home late after coaching basketball or going to an art event.
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Atlanta-made documentary examines the allure and perils of high heels

Atlanta Journal 23 Feb 2021
It’s a very strange contradiction ... Model and high-heel enthusiast Ashley LaRue is featured in the documentary "High on Heels." Courtesy of Adelin Gasana. Credit. Adelin Gasana. Credit ... The film has some fascinating insights into the origin of high heels courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum’s Lisa Small, curator of the 2014 exhibition “Killer Heels.
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A Private Viewing Of The New KAWS Exhibition With The Artist Himself

Vogue 22 Feb 2021
WHAT PARTY at the Brooklyn Museum ... UNTITLED (HARING), 1997 ... In my neighbourhood, there was a bus shelter ad for Haring’s show at the Whitney [Museum of American Art] so it was fair game ... KAWS ... WHAT PARTY is on view at the Brooklyn Museum from 26 February to 5 September 2021 and is curated by Eugenie Tsai, the John and Barbara Vogelstein senior curator.
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