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Final Days for John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.02.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.

Meet The Female Street Artist Who's Taking Over A Major NYC Museum

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Six years ago these boats of salvaged materials were floating down the Hudson, teaming with twenty-something sea-worthy souls and bohemian performers ...

John Singer Sargent at the Brooklyn Museum

Francis Levy | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Francis Levy

Sargent was known for his portraits, but he may have even been an even greater watercolorist due to the sublime ways he used the medium to move from the abstract to an almost classical sense of perspective.


Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.29.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Post-industrial African pointillist El Anatsui is outside at The High Line in Manhattan and inside the Brooklyn Museum right now to offer "Gravity and...

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.12.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Everyone knows the tremendous stores at the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art. But other organizations also have some interesting items. Visit these museum, then take the time to explore unique gifts while you beat the heat.

Happy 54th Birthday, Keith Haring!

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"The public needs art -- and it is the responsibility of a 'self-proclaimed artist' to realize that the public needs art, and not to make bourgeois ar...

PHOTOS: A New Look At Keith Haring

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Graphic pop artist, human rights activist and visionary curator, Keith Haring was never one for social or creative conventions. So when one stroll...

Keith Haring 1978-1982 : Early Keith at The Brooklyn Museum

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.13.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

1978 and 2012 seem closer to one another than ever when we look at the blossomed Street Art scene in cities around the world. More than 30 years after...

!W.A.R.: Fighting the Politics of Exclusion by Documenting a History of Women's Art (and Much More)

Penelope Andrew | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Hershman Leeson asks the audience? "Can you name three women artists?" She took her camera into the streets where flabbergasted subjects exiting world-class museums struggle to name names. A few, tentatively, produce, "Frida Kahlo?"

Following my Nose to the Brooklyn Ball

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The Brooklyn Museum has my number: fashion and food, making their Brooklyn Ball The Party of the Season. The spectacle starts with an olfactory assau...

The Brooklyn Museum's Copyright Project

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Melber

The Brooklyn Museum understands that the public better served, when it allows its collection to be reproduced, remixed and disseminated in as many (non-commercial) ways as possible.