#brooklyn-museum Stories

Spike Lee’s Influences Coalesce in His Beloved Brooklyn

In the borough where his presence is most strongly felt, the Oscar-winning filmmaker shares 400...

The Brooklyn Museum’s “It’s Pablo-Matic” Is a Problem of Its Own

Hannah Gadsby’s hamfisted vamping on Pablo Picasso’s legacy has sparked biting takedowns and...

Suneil Sanzgiri’s Anti-Colonialism Films Get a Bigger Screen

The Indian-American artist, who became the first filmmaker to win the UOVO Prize, talks about...

With Her Lens and Hip Hop, Mary Enoch Elizabeth Baxter Centers Black Feminism

For a wrenching new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, the Philadelphia-based artist establishes...

Oscar yi Hou Reveals the Complexity of Asian-American Identity

In his richly layered portraits, the British-born Cantonese painter and UOVO Prize winner surrounds

Ryuichi Sakamoto and Krug Champagne Light Up the Brooklyn Museum

The award-winning Japanese composer premiered “Suite for Krug 2008,” a symphony inspired by...

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On a Brooklyn Warehouse, Oscar yi Hou Uplifts His Community

The newest recipient of the Brooklyn Museum’s UOVO Prize, yi Hou celebrated the reveal with...

Oscar yi Hou Receives the Third Annual UOVO Prize

As part of the prize, the British-born Cantonese painter will receive his first-ever institutional...

Baseera Khan Uses Artifacts as Armor

Appearing at the New York artist’s solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, a new “performance...

Brooklyn Museum Presents House of Dior Retrospective

After touring Paris, London, and Shanghai, “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” arrives at the...

Tory Burch Serves Breakfast and a Side of Fashion at the Brooklyn Museum

The designer offers up sweet treats for her Spring 2020 collection at New York Fashion Week.

Solange Knowles’s ‘When I Get Home’ Gets a Wide Release

The visual album, first seen at fine art institutions across the globe, is now available on...

Pierre Cardin, Fashion’s Ultimate Futurist

The Brooklyn Museum's retrospective blasts off with the famed designer’s out-of-this-world...

Weekend Cheat Sheet: July 16 – 22, 2018

Ivo van Hove’s dark and daring spectacle, a survey of flesh and bones at the Met Breuer, and more

Goran Kling’s Jewelry Is a Caricature of American Pop Culture

The Swedish goldsmith’s residency at the 92Y will immerse him in the region that inspires him.

Swizz Beatz: Soul Searching

Grammy Award–winning music producer Swizz Beatz cultivates his art collection from the heart.

Design Dispatch: Feb. 16, 2017

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

DapperQ Brings Queer Style to New York Fashion Week

The brand's fashion show at the Brooklyn Museum had style that looked beyond menswear and...

Event Recap: Surface + Phillips, The Exchange Edition II

Talking identity politics, dangerous art, and the social obligations of museums with Hank Willis...