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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: Statue of a Priest of Amun

The statue of a priest of Amun shown here has an idealizing face in the style of the fourth century B.C.

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: Kuma Mask

    This mask blends features of a hornbill bird, or kuma, with the horn of a buffalo, or tu, combining animals associated with great wisdom and...

     

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    Crossposting Collection Assets
    April 12, 2010 12:36pm
    Collection assets are being posted to Wikimedia Commons and the Internet Archive automatically.  read more...
    Gallery Tag!
    March 25, 2010 12:35pm
    A game for playing tag within the galleries is launched on the mobile site.  read more...
    Mobile Web
    March 24, 2010 12:33pm
    Mobile website launched including an overhaul for BklynMuse.  read more...
    Floodgates Open
    March 11, 2010 12:30pm
    Policy change to release records online first, then vet information later. Added "record completeness meter" to collection records. Release of study images. Overhauled comments area.  read more...
    Collection Labs
    February 23, 2010 12:29pm
    Released a labs area for the collection online in order to play and experiment with data.  read more...
    Object Rights Status
    January 12, 2010 12:27pm
    Rights status of objects are released including identifying which fall under "no known copyright" and others released under a Creative Commons license.  read more...
    Data Entry
    December 14, 2009 12:25pm
    Object labels, archival press releases, exhibition didactics and objects in exhibitions go online.  read more...
    BklynMuse
    August 26, 2009 12:22pm
    Web-based mobile application released that functions as a people-powered recommendation system for use in the galleries.   read more...
    Freeze Tag!
    May 21, 2009 12:17pm
    New tagging game released allowing Posse members the ability to delete tags and clean up tagging anomalies.   read more...
    Tag! You're It! Modifications
    May 1, 2009 12:14pm
    Modifications made to Tag! You're It! to allow for greater customization as Posse members tag our collection.  read more...
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    Blog Posts

    A New Addition from our Old Collection
    by Yekaterina Barbash
    on June 19, 2012

    Paris and Puerto Rico Unite in Brooklyn Acquisition
    by Richard Aste
    on May 29, 2012

    Meet Another Charming Lady
    by Yekaterina Barbash
    on May 17, 2012


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