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Thursday Links: NYPD Gets Brooklyn Museum Mini-Retrospective, Louise Blouin Gets Layoffs

Huh. The NYPD gave mayor Bill de Blasio a presentation about the city’s dropping crime rates in the form of a photography exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Why? To celebrate the fact that crime rates

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Anxiety on High

Let's face it—the bulk of this week's chatter in the art world isn't going to be about Donald Trump's Inauguration, but Marilyn Minter and Madonna's talk Thursday evening at the Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday Links: NYC’s Most-Cocaine-Worthy Hotel Lobby Landmarked

[caption id="attachment_81333" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The UN Plaza Hotel, Courtesy Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates[/caption] Artist Emily Spivack has opened a T-shirt store,

Monday Links: Pretty Much Every Person We Have Ever Heard Of Spent The Weekend Protesting

Just when you thought the Trump administration couldn't bring any more reality TV drama: Duff Goldman, of Food Network's Ace of Cakes fame, claims Trump's inauguration cake was a plagiarism of the

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Have Your Cake & Smash It Too

Welcome to the new normal. We at AFC have noticed a decline in artistic output from Brooklyn's DIY scene as of late, while commercial galleries and institutions in Manhattan (and a few in Queens) have

Monday Links: Tiffany & Co., Museums, Shia LaBeouf Want You to Join the Resistance

[caption id="attachment_81685" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Via . I would kill for some context on this one.[/caption] The Shia LaBeouf saga continues. After the Museum of the Moving Image in

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Survive Art Fair Hell With Bushwick Punx and Georgia O’Keeffe

It is hell week for the art world. What used to be referred to as "Armory Week" is now a beast spanning more art fairs than anyone has time or energy for. Now that NADA has joined the fray, it's
Beverly Buchanan at Brooklyn Museum

Beverly Buchanan at Brooklyn Museum

Artist: Beverly Buchanan Venue: Brooklyn Museum, New York Exhibition Title: Ruins and Rituals Date: October 21, 2016 – March 5, 2017 Curated by: Jennifer Burris and Park McArthur; coordinated by

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Patriarchy-Smashing in Full Force

So far, 2017 might be one of the shittiest years in recent decades for the women of America, but New York's art world is making sure this will be a Women's History Month to remember. On Thursday, the

Upcoming: 2017 Brooklyn Artists Ball

On Monday, April 3rd, the Brooklyn Museum will host the seventh annual Brooklyn Artists Ball. This year’s event will honor Brooklyn Museum trustee and music producer Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean and
A New Exhibition Shows How Black Women Challenged the Art World

A New Exhibition Shows How Black Women Challenged the Art World

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 is a new show at the Brooklyn Museum featuring more than 40 artists, including Carrie Mae Weems, Howardena Pindell and Faith Ringgold, to highlight
Watch: Remembering Black Radical Women Who Used Art to Start a Revolution

Watch: Remembering Black Radical Women Who Used Art to Start a Revolution

“We think of artists usually in history as European, as male, as being trained in a certain way,” said Rujeko Hockley, co-curator of “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85,” an

The Women Who Wanted A Revolution

In 1980, the conceptual artist Lorraine O’Grady created an alter ego and named her Mademoiselle Bourgeoise Noire. She wore a dress composed of 180 pairs of white gloves and carried a white cat-o-nine

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Virtual Reality Exhibitions and Cyberdefense Workshops

The tight stuff and the right stuff at tonight's special event with @babycastles --@di_mo_da @micahnotfound @moisesnotfound @akaprash @princessgollum and many more superstars 7-10pm Only @vrworldnyc
Rosa Parks House in Berlin Has a Ticket Home to America

Rosa Parks House in Berlin Has a Ticket Home to America

Ryan Mendoza, an American artist, in front of the exhibit he made in Berlin of the Rosa Parks house.
Rosa Parks House in Berlin Has a Ticket Home to America

Rosa Parks House in Berlin Has a Ticket Home to America

Ryan Mendoza, an American artist, in front of the exhibit he made in Berlin of the Rosa Parks house.
Group Show at Brooklyn Museum

Group Show at Brooklyn Museum

Artists: Emma Amos, Camille Billops, Kay Brown, Vivian E. Browne, Linda Goode Bryant, Beverly Buchanan, Carole Byard, Elizabeth Catlett, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Ayoka Chenzira, Christine Choy and Susan
Ancient Egyptian Animals Had a Place in the Afterlife. Here’s Why.

Ancient Egyptian Animals Had a Place in the Afterlife. Here’s Why.

An X-ray of a mummified ibis, on view as part of the Brooklyn Museum exhibition “Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt.”

An Overdue Celebration for an Unruly Landmark of Feminist Art

Anna Russell on an exhibition of Judy Chicago’s installation “The Dinner Party” at the Brooklyn Museum.

Paa Joe’s Fantasy Coffins Are Now Recognized as Contemporary Art in Ghana

Gallery 1957 celebrates the Ghana artist’s legacy with a collaborative exhibition.