Archive for June, 2008

Conservation Treatment of Demetrios Continues

To recap previous blogs, the mummy of Demetrios is wrapped in linen, then the entire surface of the linen is painted with red lead. On…

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happy opening, everyone!

As silly as this seems, it’s just not real until the signs go up and here they are. I will admit, I was more than…

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Click! is not a contest…

…it is a study in crowds. It should come as no surprise that this title made it into one of my blog posts (there are…

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Clicking at Figment 2008 this Saturday, June 28

As with many things for Click!, we’ve made life a little difficult, but for good reason. This Saturday (June 28) we’ve organized a great panel…

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Suffragettes in Silent Cinema

A viewing and discussion of the film Suffragettes in Silent Cinema will be taking place this Saturday, June 21st, in the Forum of the Elizabeth…

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Preparing to Click!

With the opening of Click! rapidly approaching, I have been asked to describe my approach in designing and mounting this particular exhibition. It is important…

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Who Was Demetrios and How Old Was He When He Died?

The mummy of Demetrios raises a large number of questions that can only be answered with the help of a team of scholars. Each of…

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Defining Face, Change, and Brooklyn in Click!

As a visual sociologist looking at the images as to how people define “face,” “change,” and “brooklyn,” I was very impressed with the quality and…

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Condos and Trolley Cars and Sugar Refinaries, Oh My!

As promised, this week we’re writing about the subject matter of the submitted images. If you evaluated all 389 or even a large part of…

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Conservation Treatment of Demetrios Begins

I’m back from leave, and during the last several months we’ve been busily getting all of the objects ready for the “To Live Forever, Egyptian…

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Lost and Found at the Brooklyn College Library

I spent a day last week in an auditorium at the Brooklyn College Library surrounded by librarians donning “Hello My Name is” tags and mulling…

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Ghada Amer: Happily Ever After?

(Ghada Amer (American, Born Egypt, 1963). And the Beast, 2004. Acrylic, embroidery, and gel medium on canvas. Collection of the artist, courtesy of Gagosian Gallery….

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South Asian Women’s Creative Collective

(Sara Rahbar, Hosein and I, Oppression Series #2 photo shoot, 2007. Courtesy of the artist.) Working to further the dialogue between women and contemporary art,…

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Gaming Click!??!?

Yikes! This week I wanted to take a moment and look at some rather amusing things (or scary things, depending on your perspective) that happened…

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Who Shot Rock will ROCK

On October 23, 2009, we’re launching a major exhibition, Who Shot Rock: Photographers of Rock and Roll. Who Shot Rock will be guest curated by…

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Last chance to catch our Add-Art show!

Last week I blogged about our participation in Add-Art, the plug-in for Firefox that blocks ads and replaces them with art. We just got an…

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