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Sunset from the Brooklyn Museum roof.

A Sunset for 1stfans

It’s been roughly three and half years since Will Cary and I started the 1stfans Membership program at the Museum; come July, the program will…

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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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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for October 2010: Wendi Kavanaugh

One of the great things that we’ve discovered through the Twitter Art Feed is how many of our very own 1stfans have wanted to create…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed for September 2010: Museum Nerd

This month on the 1stfans Twitter Art Feed artist, we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to feature one of our very own 1stfans: the anonymous,…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for August 2010: Danny Tuss

This month on the Twitter Art Feed, we’re presenting the work of Brooklyn Museum staff member, Danny Tuss. Danny is assistant to the Chief Curator…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for July 2010: Brian Piana

July’s Twitter Art Feed artist is Brian Piana, who, in his own words, creates works “from the Internet, for the Internet,” several of which used…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for June 2010: Mike Monteiro

June’s 1stfans artist is Mike Monteiro, an artist whose work we discovered through our friends at 20×200.com. We were initially attracted to Mike’s work because…

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Brooklyn’s Finest: Nitasha Kawatra

This week is my last at the Brooklyn Museum, and so I thought we’d do a special edition of “Brooklyn’s Finest” this month by way…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for May 2010: Odessa Begay

May’s 1stfans artist for the Twitter Art Feed is Odessa Begay, who has probably merged “twitter” and “art” in the most literal way by illustrating…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for April 2010: Joanie Gagnon San Chirico

After a month of staff tweets (feel free to provide feedback below!), Shelley and I have a great few months of artists tweets lined up…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for March 2010: Jennifer Bantz

We’re going to try something different for the March edition of the 1stfans Twitter Art Feed. Instead of featuring an artist, we’re going to feature…

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Survey and changes after the first year of 1stfans

Going into our second year of 1stfans, Shelley and I wanted to do a survey to see how members felt about the first year of…

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The First Harvest in the Wilderness

Valerie Hegarty’s evocation of Asher B. Durand’s 1855 painting The First Harvest in the Wilderness in her benefit print for the 1stfans program adds another…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for February 2010: Man Bartlett

February’s 1stfans Twitter Art Feed artist is Brooklyn’s own Man Bartlett. Man’s work includes drawings (mostly of circles), paintings, sculpture, and, as those on twitter…

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