Articles of ‘Brooklyn Museum’

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

Brooklyn Museum - New York
By Taliesin Thomas
Women’s sexuality has been a fascination throughout the sweep of art history, and numerous examples from ancient to contemporary times express the allure of the female form and its power to convey, coerce and captivate. Where feminist-theorists such as Simone de Beauvoir and Jacqueline Rose have considered [...]

Yinka Shonibare MBE

Brooklyn Museum, New York
June 26 - September 20, 2009
By Janet Batet
Yinka Shonibare is undoubtedly one of the most relevant contemporary artists. His dramatic oeuvre, colorful installations recreating scenes from history and art, discusses top current issues such as identity, post colonialism, cross culture and trans-identity.
The Brooklyn Museum offers to us the delightful exhibition “Yinka Shonibare [...]

Sun K. Kwak: Enfolding 280 Hours

By Ernesto Menéndez-Conde 
“My drawings are born through the communion between the material and the spiritual,
wherein my own self is constantly reflected emptying itself.”

Sun K. Kwak, 2007
Many scholars are seeing Postmodernism as a moment that already belongs to the past. They have suggested that we are entering a qualitatively different type of cultural production, in [...]

Miami-based artist Hernan Bas, at the Brooklyn Museum, NY

February 27 - May 24, 2009
Thirty-eight works of art in various media from one of Miami’s most celebrated young artists, Hernan Bas, will be featured in a solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. “Hernan Bas: Works from the Rubell Family Collection” draws from art collected over the past ten years by the Rubell family. This [...]

Takashi Murakami: Emerging from desire

By Suzanne Cohen
The largest Takashi Murakami (1962) retrospective is being shown at the Brooklyn Museum from April 5 through July 13, 2008. The exhibition entitled, © MURAKAMI, includes more than ninety works produced using various artistic media, typifying the creative career of this prominent Japanese artist.
The exhibition was organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art [...]