All posts tagged flickr

Lee Mingwei

Give a Flower, Share Your Experience

As Eugenie noted in her post, The Moving Garden is installed in our Rubin Pavilion and the artist invites the visitor to take a flower…

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Geotag Brooklyn

Trying to track the history of the images of Brooklyn that we’re geotagging for #mapBK on Flickr and Twitter and then porting to Historypin reminds me of the…

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Collaborations, Continued

The current exhibition Andy Warhol: The Last Decade features some remarkable paintings that Warhol made with Jean-Michel Basquiat and Francesco Clemente in the 1980s. With…

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First Saturday Photo Wrap-Up

As I am busily preparing for this month’s Target First Saturday, it’s a perfect time to reflect on last month’s, when we kicked off our…

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Calling all photographers November 7th!

I am really looking forward to November’s Target First Saturday, which takes place on November 7th and highlights our special exhibition Who Shot Rock &…

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Common Ground 2009: A Flickr Meetup with NYPL and the Brooklyn Museum

If you are a fan of the The Commons on Flickr and live in the NYC area, come to our Common Ground meetup this weekend…

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Common Ground: Global Flickr Commons Meetup Needs Your Favs!

Are you a fan of the materials being uploaded to the Flickr Commons?   Well, we are huge fans and that got a few of us…

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Monkey at the Brooklyn Museum!

We’ve been so jealous of @museummodernart for so long because they’ve had multiple visits from Monkey and we’ve had none. We watched as Monkey got…

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The world through Goodyear’s eyes: photographs from the 1890’s to 1923 from the Brooklyn Museum Archives

Seeing the response to historic photographs that we have posted on Flickr Commons begs a look back on why we have these images and who…

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The Community Fills a Void at The Commons on Flickr

You may have read about the departure of George Oates in the media, but if not check out Seb’s blog post on the subject for…

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getting to know our 1stfans

It’s funny, if you know me, I’m sure you can imagine that I would have had a total fit if someone came into my office…

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introducing 1stfans: a socially networked museum membership

Working in Membership means my job is to get people excited about and involved with the Museum. In that way, my job is just as…

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Flickr Commons: It’s Complicated

I’ve already reported on many of the really cool things that can happen when participating in a venture like this one. We continue to get…

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What does it take to Photosynth the Brooklyn Museum?

After seeing this demonstration video, we couldn’t wait to answer this question. Before I get too deep into this, it’s important to keep in mind…

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Gilbert & George take Times Square!

If you’ve been in Times Square lately, you may have seen this already, but we were waiting to post until we had some good photos….

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Top 10 Reasons The Commons on Flickr is Awesome

I promised a follow-up after we’d been in The Commons for a while, so here you go. Top 10 Reasons The Commons on Flickr is…

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Flickr Commons: Begin at the Beginning

We have just joined The Commons on Flickr to share a selection of images with the Flickr community and to begin our partnership, it seemed…

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Flickr Commons: High Resolution and what does it tell us?

We join The Commons on Flickr today and do so in a manner we hope will start an interesting discussion. Our Principal Librarian, Deirdre Lawrence,…

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Fireworks! The Brooklyn Bridge’s 125th anniversary

A recent post on NYC Social alerted us to the Brooklyn Bridge’s upcoming 125th anniversary celebration (May 22nd-26th), featuring fireworks on the 22nd. Fireworks have…

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Modern Coney

Lynn Hyman Butler, American, born 1953. The Girl with a Gun. From the series “Coney Island Kaleidoscope” ca. 1988. Cibachrome color print. sheet: 11 x…

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A Coney Island Renaissance?

As many of the postings on Flickr illustrate, images of Coney Island frequently capture a gritty and often sadly neglected landscape. But this kind of…

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Different Takes: Take 2

Following up on this earlier post, our new video has just been published to our YouTube feed. Many thanks to everyone who contributed to this…

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Different Takes

For the past several months, we’ve been working with filmmaker Matt Wolf on an upcoming video project. The video is in the final stages of…

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Classic Coney Rides

It’s great to see all the amazing contributions to the Flickr group for Goodbye Coney Island?. This is proof that Coney Island still attracts photographers…

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Join the “Goodbye Coney Island?” Flickr Group!

I am very excited that Patrick Amsellem, curator of photography, is working with us on a web project in conjunction with the Goodbye Coney Island?…

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