Archive for 2010

Taharqa Gate

2010 Mut Reports and Dig Diary 2011

The formal report on the 2010 season of work at the Mut Precinct, in English and Arabic, is now available online in the Mut feature…

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Early Installation Drawing

reOrder Takes Shape

As many may know Situ Studio, a Brooklyn based architectural and fabrication firm, has been preparing for their installation reORDER, which will be presented here…

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Masauko Chipembere

Brooklyn’s Finest: Masauko Chipembere

One of the great things about doing an interview for Brooklyn’s Finest is the chance for me chat for awhile with a colleague whose path…

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Know Your Museum-Sounds (hammering mount metal)

Conservation Hammering Mount Metal by Know Your Museum

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Fragment from Book of the Dead

IR and UV Examination of Egyptian Papyrus

Following Rachel’s previous discussion on pigments and inks used in our Book of the Dead of the Goldworker of Amun, Sobekmose, I will begin here…

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App Store Confusion Necessitates API Changes

The museum is well represented in the Apple App Store with not one, but two applications. The first was released in May 2009 by Adam…

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Cents Sign Travelling from Broadway to Africa via Guadeloupe

Cents Sign Traveling From Broadway to Africa via Guadeloupe

When I first saw Chryssa’s neon sculpture in storage in late 2004, the object was in an unexhibitable state, missing the two end pieces of the…

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Brooklyn’s Finest: Elizabeth Franks

As this is the last edition of Brooklyn’s Finest that I’ll be authoring, I wanted to feature a different kind of Museum staff member here—a…

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An Invitation to The Dinner Party Institute

This summer I had the opportunity to further investigate ways to teach students about feminist artworks from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection when I participated in…

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1stfans: Shifting Focus and Moving to Meetup.com

As originally conceived, 1stfans was designed to engage both near and faraway supporters, but having run the program for almost two years, we’ve been seeing…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist November 2010: Dennis Bass

We’ve been on a roll the last few months on the Twitter Art Feed by featuring the work of our fellow 1stfans members, and this…

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Know Your Museum-Sounds (plexi cutting in the conservation lab)

Conservation Plexi Cutting by Know Your Museum

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BklynFlow on GitHub

The essential experience of Wikipedia is, for me, one of deep focus without effort — of getting lost in thought without feeling like I’m really…

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Wikipedia and the Women of Pop Art

I was thrilled when Shelley and Catherine Morris, Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, approached me about working on this Wikipedia…

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