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Editors’ Picks: 12 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From James Joyce Mania at the Morgan to Photoville in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all ET unless otherwise noted.)   Wednesday, June 1–Saturday, August 20 Kelly Sinnapah Mary, Notebook of No Return: Memories (2022). Photo: Sebastian Bach, courtesy of Ford Foundation Gallery, New York. 1.”Everything ...

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Two taggers killed by Brooklyn subway train identified as well-known French graffiti artists

Two graffiti taggers killed by Brooklyn subway train are identified as famous French graffiti artists whose work has been displayed around the globePierre Audebert, 28, and Julien Blanc, 34 were fatally struck by a Manhattan-bound No. 3 train between late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning Their bodies were found at around 6:40 am in Brownsville, Brooklyn on by a train operator pulling into the ...

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Baseera Khan Reframes the Brooklyn Museum’s Archive of “Islamic World” – ARTnews.com

Subtle and alluring, a brown eye gazes out from behind the mihrab motif at the center of a prayer rug. The gaze pierces the two-dimensional surface, revealing that this work, which has the appearance of a photograph, is actually a collage of images used to partially conceal the body of artist Baseera Khan. In this work, one in a series titled “Law of Antiquities” ...

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Brooklyn Museum Names Two New Deputy Directors – ARTnews.com

The Brooklyn Museum has appointed two deputy directors to its leadership team. Adjoa Jones de Almeida will be deputy director for learning and social impact and Carolyn Royston will be deputy director for engagement. Both of their positions are new ones at the museum. In a statement, Brooklyn Museum director Anne Pasternak said, “Adjoa and Carolyn are trailblazing arts leaders, and we are confident that ...

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Brooklyn connections at Museum of Modern Art

Jan 20, 2022, 5:59pmUpdated 7h agoBy: News 12 StaffIn this Road Trip Close to Home, News 12 is taking a trip to the Museum of Modern Art and exploring two new works with ties to Brooklyn.Outside of the Museum of Modern Art sits two lifesize paintings depicting moments of everyday Black life."Every day, Black life is just a normal experience that is not always ...

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Brooklyn Museum to Devote New Gallery Space to Buddhist Art – ARTnews.com

The Brooklyn Museum will unveil a new gallery in January devoted to the “Arts of Buddhism,” with close to 70 objects from 14 countries dating from the second century C.E. to the early 2000s. The newest in a series of galleries focused on the Arts of Asia and the Islamic World collections, the installation will be organized by Joan Cummins, the museum’s senior curator ...

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Brooklyn Museum Hires KP Trueblood as President, COO – ARTnews.com

The Brooklyn Museum has appointed Kimberly Panicek (KP) Trueblood as its next president and chief operating officer, beginning next year. She replaces David Berliner, who has served in the role since 2016 and was previously a trustee. Trueblood has an expansive résumé outside of the museum world, most recently serving as chief of staff for the American Civil Liberties Union since 2017. At the ...

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Brooklyn Museum Gets Record $50 M. from NYC—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE FAIR GAME. Frieze has tapped Christine Messineo to head its fairs in the United States, Maximilíano Durón reports in ARTnews. Messineo is a veteran art dealer, having worked at Bortolami in New York and Hannah Hoffman Gallery in L.A. Last year, she became executive director of Plan Your Vote, which uses the arts to promote voting. Overseeing Frieze’s ...

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Brooklyn Museum Hires Stephanie Sparling Williams and Kimberli Gant – ARTnews.com

The Brooklyn Museum has made two major hires. Stephanie Sparling Williams will now be the institution’s curator of American art, beginning in December, and Kimberli Gant will be curator of modern and contemporary art, starting in January. The museum said that Sparling Williams will expand the museum’s holdings with a focus on Black, Indigenous, and women American artists. She was most recently an associate ...

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Brooklyn Museum Show Examines Andy Warhol’s Faith—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines VIVA LAS VEGAS. On Saturday night, the hotly anticipated Sotheby’s sale of Picassos from the restaurant Picasso at the MGM Bellagio in Las Vegas brought $108 million over the course of 45 minutes in one of the casino’s ballrooms, Angelica Villa reports in ARTnews. All 11 works found buyers, making it a white-glove sale in industry parlance. The top lot was Femme au Béret Rouge-Orange (1938), ...

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