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Brooklyn Children’s Museum names first Black CEO

The Grio 01 Dec 2023
The Brooklyn Children’s Museum, a staple of the Crown Heights neighborhood in New York’s Brooklyn borough, has a new chief executive officer ... Atiba Edwards has been named the first Black CEO of the historic Brooklyn Children’s Museum. (Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Children’s Museum).

Activism Through Art: Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova On the Legacy of Judy Chicago

New York Observer 01 Dec 2023
While her body of work is immense, she is perhaps best known for The Dinner Party; on permanent display at the Brooklyn Museum, it depicts a table boasting guests ranging from Georgia O’Keeffe to Sacajawa ... Herstory,” 2023, exhibition view, New Museum, New York. Courtesy New Museum, Photo ... Herstory” is on view at the New Museum through March 3.

Bibliofiles: Books that are visual, literary works of art

Times Union 01 Dec 2023
Some books are simply works of art, inside and outside ... Book ... This year, Skidmore College’s Tang Museum put out “Radical Fiber,” which is based on the exhibition that ran from Jan ... Sometimes you can get catalogs from past shows on sale at museum gift shops. That’s how I ended up with two from Georgia O’Keeffe show at the Brooklyn Museum some years ago.

Who is the mystery man bringing hateful anti-Jewish swastika signs to protests across NYC?

New York Post 01 Dec 2023
family ... Amazon slammed over silence on Israeli engineer being held hostage in Gaza ... He was at Brooklyn Museum 10/28 and in Manhattan last week with a sign that said “JEWS CONTROL US UK & EU,” the group wrote on X ... He was at Brooklyn Museum 10/28 and in Manhattan last week with a sign that said "JEWS CONTROL US UK & EU".

Kylie Jenner’s Style Evolution

New York Observer 30 Nov 2023
Kylie Jenner. AFP via Getty Images. From a young age, Kylie Jenner has lived her life in the public eye ... WireImage ... To celebrate the Thierry Mugler Couturissime exhibition opening at the Brooklyn Museum, Jenner exuded futuristic glamour in an archived black silk and satin gown adorned with ostrich feathers from the fashion house’s Fall 1995 collection.

Franklin Sirmans: Museum director cites major growth in Miami’s arts scene

Miami Today 29 Nov 2023
Since becoming the Pérez Art Museum Miami’s director, Franklin Sirmans has created new programming, projects and initiatives that are setting the museum apart from other international art institutions ... Some of his notable projects include the exhibition Basquiat at the Brooklyn Museum (2005); Make it Now ... Driskell Prize presented by the High Museum.

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Are Bringing Their Art Collection to the Brooklyn Museum

New York Observer 28 Nov 2023
This coming February, the Brooklyn Museum will showcase a significant selection of their artwork in Giants, an exhibition emphasizing the couple’s passion for supporting Black American, African and African diasporic artists ... Anne Pasternak, director of the Brooklyn Museum.

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Will Showcase Their Landmark Art Collection at the Brooklyn Museum (artnet AG)

Public Technologies 28 Nov 2023
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Will Showcase Their Landmark Art Collection at the Brooklyn Museum ... Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys and her husband Kasseem Dean, the rapper and producer known by his stage name Swizz Beatz, will exhibit their landmark collection of works by Black artists at the Brooklyn Museum.

‘Still a very alive medium’: celebrating the radical history of zines

The Guardian 28 Nov 2023
The Brooklyn Museum’s substantial and exciting new exhibit, Copy Machine Manifestos, offers a welcome, thorough examination of zines made by artists ... As the exhibition co-curator and art historian Drew Sawyer put it in an interview.

Pro-Palestinian NYC high school riot: Letters to the Editor — Nov. 28, 2023

New York Post 28 Nov 2023
The Issue ... ‘They want her fired’,” Nov. 25) ... Stuart Schnitzer. Forest Hills ... hamas ... Brooklyn. At the very least, mandatory school trips to the Holocaust Museum should be part of the Hillcrest HS administration’s response to what Mayor Adams called its students’ “vile show of antisemitism” directed at a faculty member who had attended a pro-Israel rally ... .

More Than 300 New Artworks At Brooklyn Museum

MENA FN 27 Nov 2023
(MENAFN - USA Art News) Brooklyn Museum, one of New York City's premier cultural institutions, has recently announced an exciting addition to its already extensive art collection. With more than ... .

3 top Palestinian college students shot in Vermont in alleged bias attack: ‘Another example of ...

New York Post 26 Nov 2023
First pics of Gaza cease-fire after war rages, thousands dead since Oct ... Brooklyn Museum Zine Fair selling anti-Israel ‘River to the Sea’ merchandise sparks outrage ... 4 ... 4 ... 4 ... Last month, a Brooklyn man also was allegedly beaten by a group of pro-Israeli men after yelling, “Free Palestine!” according to a report by WPIX-TV News.

Watch out! Antisemitism is soaring in US medicine

New York Post 25 Nov 2023
Elon Musk’s X may lose up to $75M by year-end on advertiser exodus. report. Disturbing, viral video sees man harass Muslim woman wearing hijab at Fla. airport ... Brooklyn Museum Zine Fair selling anti-Israel ‘River to the Sea’ merchandise sparks outrage. ‘Clearly hate speech’ ... 7 ... Keep up with today's most important news.

‘Post-Victimhood’ Storytelling

The Atlantic 25 Nov 2023
The image was a highlight of “The Bathers,” Chase Hall’s standout debut at the David Kordansky Gallery in Chelsea this fall ... brown ... His aura was jubilant ... Now he teaches at the university as an adjunct professor, and his work has landed in the permanent collections of numerous major institutions, including the Brooklyn Museum and the Whitney.