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    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Maria Clarissa Leavitt

This portrait was painted the year that the sitter moved from New York to Brooklyn, where her husband, David Leavitt, had an interest in the...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Block with Sunk Relief and Inscriptions

    Egyptian religion during the Amarna Period is often characterized as monotheistic, but a detail on this block found at el Amarna casts some ...

     

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    Recent Blog Posts

    Candy Garments at Bendel's Holiday Windows
    If you want to see a fun window display go over to the Henri Bendel at 721 Fifth Avenue at 56th Street. Their designers used our Fashion Sketch... read more.

    Connecting Cultures Through Books!
    The presence of three books in the new Connecting Cultures installation  gives me a welcome opportunity to talk about these key works that... read more.

    A Recent Donation from Camille and Luther Clark
    The Brooklyn Museum Library collection has recently been enriched with the donation of several rare items of African American art given by Camille... read more.

    Project CHART at the Brooklyn Museum
    The Institute of Museum and Library Services has been an important supporter of several initiatives to make the Brooklyn Museum’s collection... read more.

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    If you know and love Brooklyn we need your help to get 300+ images from our collection pinned to Historypin's map before their launch on July 11... read more.

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