In this exhibition, acclaimed artist Kiki Smith presents a unique, site-specific installation exploring ideas of creative inspiration and the cycle of life in relation to women artists. Kiki Smith: Sojourn draws on a variety of universal experiences, from the milestones of birth and death to quotidian experiences such as the daily chores of domestic life.
Kiki Smith: Sojourn
February 12 - September 12, 2010
Ask Me a Question, Any Question with Kathleen Turner
Acclaimed actress and women's rights advocate Kathleen Turner provides a rare opportunity for an open discussion with Museum visitors. This discussion took place at the Brooklyn Museum on November 14, 2009. Video courtesy of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation.
Carrie Mae Weems
Renowned artist Carrie Mae Weems discusses her art, including the work featured in the exhibition Burning Down the House: Building a Feminist Art Collection, and her relationship to feminism. This event took place in the Forum of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum on January 24, 2009. Video courtesy of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation.
Jennifer Cody Epstein's The Painter from Shanghai
Author Jennifer Cody Epstein reads and discusses her novel The Painter From Shanghai, a richly imagined portrait of Pan Yuliang, one of China's most celebrated and controversial modernist female painters. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on December 14, 2008. Video courtesy Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation.
Mariette Pathy Allen
Burning Down the House: Building a Feminist Art Collection is an exhibition of nearly fifty works focusing on recent acquisitions and major loans, including works by artists such as Kiki Smith, Tracey Emin, Tracey Moffatt, and Lorna Simpson.
Burning Down the House
October 31, 2008 - April 5, 2009