Archive for October, 2007

The Guerrilla Girls are honored by Women in the Arts 2007

In 2002, the Brooklyn Museum’s Community Committee established a tremendous award to celebrate women artists, patrons, curators, collectors, and critics whose contributions have had a…

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Demetrios gets CT scanned

Photo by Adam Husted Sorry for the delay in this post, but it was a long process organizing the CT scans. When we unpacked Demetrios,…

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Up Close and Personal – Statues and Their Meaning

The first time I came across the statues that sit along the top of the building was when I digitized images of the Museum’s exterior…

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Schenck Re-Installation 2007

Slideshow created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Having trouble seeing the slideshow? Photos are also on Flickr. These slides show the Jan Martense Schenck House as it…

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Resisting Images: Women and Gender Studies Film Series 2007-2008

Information for those who are interested in women making film and video art. Rutgers University is running Resisting Images: Women in Film, Women’s and Gender…

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Video entries are rolling in…

Entries for our Visitor Video Competition are starting to roll in. We’ve created a YouTube playlist which can be seen in this post and we…

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Pandora’s Book

If Marshall McLuhan were a gypsy and his teacup the art world, the tea leaves would be artists’ books. —Ingrid Sishey (National Arts Guide, vol….

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Women in Modernism Colloquium

Women in Modernism Colloquium at The Museum of Modern Art October 25, 2007 Do you still believe there is such a thing as all men’s…

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Art:21 @ Brooklyn Museum

As an educational programmer I am always on the lookout for organizations with which we can collaborate to bring innovative and diverse programs to the…

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Lights, Camera…..

On another Target First Saturday note, the Visitor Video Competition was shooting and we spotted a bunch of cameras, which was pretty exciting. From what…

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Twitter?

What’s wrong with this picture? As it turns out, a lot. At the October 6th Target First Saturday, we decided to experiment with Twitter and…

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Purchasing a Major Work of Art for the Collection – part VI

The search for an object to purchase in honor of the soon-to-be-retired Curator of Asian Art began more than eight months before I arrived at…

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Feminist Symposium: “The F Word”

The F Word is an all-day symposium being held Friday, October 26 at the Alexander Library Teleconference Room. Registration is required, free and open to…

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Conserving Watercolors: Under the Microscope

In my previous post, I discussed how an adhesive introduced with an ultrasonic mister can be used to stabilize paint layers. Now you can see…

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