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On Friday, Brooklyn-based art duo Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller, better known as FAILE, opened a comprehensive exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Entitled “Savage/Sacred Young Minds,” the showcase includes new art alongside nods to the past such as the Temple and The FAILE & BÄST Deluxx Fluxx Arcade. These prominent installations, which the press release […]

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When you think of sneaker culture, you may think of guys who love rap music lined up outside of a Foot Locker waiting for the latest Air Jordan reissue to drop. You’d be right, of course, but those guys didn’t just pop up out of nowhere when Spike Lee said “It’s gotta be the shoes.” […]

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On Sunday, subway dancers from the WeLiveThis troupe will turn the Brooklyn Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court into a “showtime” stage as part of an installation called “Public Disruption/Private Powers.” The installation will loosely interpret a subway car and allow the dancers to legally perform in order to “explore the relationship between dancers and the public,” according […]

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Last night was the 5th Annual Brooklyn Artists Ball to honor the Museum Director Arnold Lehman. The dinner guests flooded the Brooklyn Museum, where the art banquet tables were displayed, before eating all over them. Olek‘s yarn-bombed actors roamed about, FAILE‘s backlit table put a glow on the guests and explosions sounded from the direction […]

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Tonight is the 5th Annual Brooklyn Ball. The yearly event at the Brooklyn Museum represents a culinary clusterfuck of the art world and its patrons. Several of the artists who will attend the gathering were also asked to customize the tables or as the press release says, create “artist-created immersive table environments.” ANIMAL got a […]

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Beloved late New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, will have a new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum this spring, featuring rarely seen notebooks. The museum will be displaying 160 unbound notebook pages and 30 related paintings, drawings and mixed media works, all of which come from private collections and Basquiat’s estate. The famous neo-expressionist painter first […]

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According to the New York Post, “Banksy’s a Bust!” His market is so bad that the Brooklyn Museum won’t even take a free piece by the famous street artist, the tabloid claims. Cara Tabachnick, whose family owns a building in East Williamsburg where Banksy painted two geishas during his month-long Better Out Than In “artist residency” in New […]

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Attention fashionistas and fetishists. “Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe” exploring “one of the most provocative and iconic objects of desire” comes to the Brooklyn Museum this September. Through more than 160 artfully-crafted historical and contemporary high heels from the seventeenth century through the present, the exhibition examines the mystique and transformative power […]

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A styrofoam pussy was looking at me the entire time I ate interesting little vegetables. It was padded with some styrofoam butt and strapped to a marble pedestal. There was a row of butts by artist Adam Parker Smith down the length of the table. This was the first Brooklyn Artist Ball at the Brooklyn Museum I’ve ever […]

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Life in NYC during the federal government shutdown has felt mostly like business as usual, but a few things have changed. The most widely felt effect may be the closing of national parks and monuments, meaning New Yorkers and visitors can’t visit the Governors Island National Monument, Hamilton Grange, or, most notably, the Statue of […]

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